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Dr. Harvey Rubin & Alice Conant
Energize the Chain
Dr. Harvey Rubin, MD, PhD, Director, Energize the Chain Dr. Harvey Rubin is Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania with secondary appointments in the Departments of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Computer and Information Sciences. His research on the basic biolog...

Dr Hend Abdalrahman Al Muftah
Dr. Hend Al Muftah is the Assistant professor HRM at Qatar University.

Kimberly Abel
Kimberly Abel is the Vice President, Employee Solutions for Maritz Motivation Solutions. She is responsible for developing and communicating the company’s thought leadership and point of view on workforce performance and employee recognition solutions. Abel has over 20 years of exp...

Patrick Acheampong
Head of Pacific Zone HR Shared Services, Schneider Electric
Patrick Acheampong is the Head of Pacific Zone HR Shared Services for Schneider Electric. Patrick has been working in Shared Services and Human Resources Information Systems for more than 15 years and is currently the HR shared Services Manager for the Pacific Zone at Schneider Electr...

Al Adamsen
HR Analytics Lead, Kenexa
Al Adamsen, Founder and Managing Partner of People-Centered Strategies, LLC, is a distinguished consultant and sought after speaker in the areas of talent management, leadership development, workforce analytics, and workforce planning. Adamsen has worked and spoken around the world on...

Michele Adamson
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield

Pankaj Aggarwal
Indus Towers, Regional Director
Pankaj Aggarwal is the Regional Director for telecommunications giant Indus Towers. He has nearly two decades of experience working in Operations, Operational excellence and Supply Chain Management roles. Prior to Indus Towers, Pankaj worked for Lufthansa, Delphi...

Wael Al bassam
Wael Al Bassam is the Corporate HR Manager of Zamil Industrial. He has an MBA from University College of Bahrain. He is also a Certified HR Manager and a Chartered HR Consultant. Before joining Zamil Industrial, Wael worked for British Aerospace in the training function, and t...

Ian Alexander
Ian Alexander is Founder & CEO of Survale, a revolutionary career site optimization and candidate satisfaction platform. Ian founded Survale with the belief that we are all candidates and those companies that place high value on candidate experience are better able attract and hire...

Peter Alkema
CIO for HR, First National Bank
Peter Alkema is currently the CIO for HR at FNB, which is one of the largest banks in South Africa where he is also a member of the leadership team for the HR Shared Services. He has a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. At Accent...

Peter Alkema
CIO, HR Technology, HR Shared Services, First National Bank
Peter Alkema is the CIO for HR at First National Bank, one of the largest banks in South Africa where he is also a member of the leadership team for the HR Shared Services. Prior to FNB, Peter worked at Accenture where he led large programs in financial services that delivered transf...

Earle Allen
Earle Allen, CEBS, is the Vice President, Retirement Plan Services at Cammack LaRhette. He joined the organization in 1990, and now has over 20 years of experience as an employee benefits consultant.   Recently, his focus has shifted to the implementation and managem...

Charleen Allen
Director, Global Learning and Development, Baker Hughes
Charleen Allen is the Director of Global Learning & Development for Baker Hughes Inc, a Fortune 500 Oil & Gas Services Company, with the task of creating a global training function for all leadership development and non-technical training for the organization, including Onboarding. Sh...

Elizabeth Amend
Vice President, Human Resources, UPS
Elizabeth “Betty” Amend is Vice President of Human Resources for UPS, which is the largest global leader in transportation and logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, the management o...

Adam Grant and Jim Berry
Dr. Adam Grant is an award-winning teacher, researcher, and tenured management professor at Wharton. Dr. Grant's research focuses on work motivation, job design and meaningful work, prosocial helping and giving behaviors, initiative and proactivity, leadership, and employee we...

Mehul Mehta and Lawrence Polsky
Mehul is the alumni of XLRI Jamshedpur and carries more than 7.5 years of experience in health care, insurance, media and Bio-tech domain. His major area of interest is in OD and Comptenecy Based HRM. Currently he is leading the HR team of Xcelris Labs Ltd, a Biotech / Pharma Resea...

Kimberly Andrews
Manager, HR Programs & Leadership Development, IKON Office Solutions
Kimberly Andrews has worked in human resources for the past 13 years. In her current role as manager, HR Programs & Leadership Development, at IKON Office Solutions, she is responsible for management and leadership development programs as well as several HR programs—Work-Life/Wellness...

Christian Arno
Managing Director, Lingo24

Kathryn Arnold
Corporate Benefits Specialist
Kathryn Arnold is an award winning film producer and executive with over 15 years professional experience, including feature film production, international sales, financing, and corporate fund raising. One of the highlights was directing the documentary on the iconic band Earth, Wi...

Tripp Babbitt
President, Bryce Harrison, Inc.
Tripp Babbitt is moderator for the Deming Institute Podcast.  He is creator of the 95 Method to assist service organizations in building customer trust, improving morale and giving management focus.  His 4-day workshop helps executives and workers discover the opportunity...

Mimi Bacilek
Mimi Bacilek has significant experience as a leader in both public and private sectors and as an executive and entrepreneur. She is an organization development professional with over 15 years experience in the human development field, five in senior leadership positions. Additionally,...

Louri Bairatchnyi
The World Bank

Mark Ballard
CEO, Sugardaddy's Sumptuous Sweeties
Mark Ballard is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Sugardaddy's Sumptuous Sweeties®, the award-winning, luxe brownie gifting company. In its fourth year of operation and through its multi-channel business:, 1.888.4. I want 1, and Sugardaddy's Flagship Store, Sugardaddy's has ...

Octavio Ballesta
Management Consultant, DBAccess
Octavio Ballesta is a recognized management consultant and an entrepreneur with experience in themes of Change Management, Leadership, Human Talent and Innovation. He has worked at organizations belonging to the oil industry, Engineering and Construction and Technology, where he ha...

Dipankar Bandyopadhyay
Dipankar Bandyopadhyay currently works as the Global Talent Management Lead, based at Monsanto’s headquarters in St Louis. Bandyopadhyay joined Monsanto in April 2002 in Mumbai, India as Manager – Human Resources for the India Commercial organization. In this role he worked closely...

Feras Banna
Feras Al-Banna is the Management Trainer for Saudi Arabian Chevron / TQLS. "Spending 12 years in the training and development business has given me the opportunity of dealing with people from many cultures, backgrounds, experiences, and most importantly, communication sty...

Stephen Barankewicz
Senior Manager, Training & Development, Avon
Stephen Barankewicz has been part of Avon’s Global Talent Management team in a training and leadership development role for the past four years. Stephen partners with all corporate business units to increase associate capabilities by combining both functional skill and leadership beha...

Terry Barber
Author, Inspiration Blvd, LLC
Terry Barber is an inspirational speaker, corporate trainer, and author of The Inspiration Factor (Greenleaf Book Group Press). Visit Terry Barber is America's Chief Inspiration Officer and the founder of Inspiration Blvd., LLC, an internal branding age...

David Barrett
Cascade Engineering
David A. Barrett has been with Cascade Engineering for 30 years and is the director of talent management with company-wide responsibility for talent management, employee learning and education programs, as well as organizational and individual development initiatives. As a seasoned OD...

Amy Barry
Chief Human Resources Officer, Martin Memorial Health System
Amy Barry joined Martin Memorial Health Systems in 1995 as the Corporate Compensation Manager. In 1996, she assumed the position of Corporate Director, Human Resources Services. In 2002, Barry was appointed to Vice President, Human Resources where she currently serves as the Chief Hum...

Dr. Laurie Bassi
Chair of the Board at Bassi Investments, Inc., CEO, Co-founder of McBassi & Company
Dr. Laurie Bassi is the CEO and a co-founder of McBassi & Company.  She is also Chair of the Board at Bassi Investments, Inc. Dr. Bassi is one of the world’s leading authorities on the emerging “decision-science” of human capital management—the processes and practices wit...

Cathy Benko
Cathy Benko is Vice Chairman and Chief Talent Officer, Deloitte; and Molly Anderson is Director Talent, Deloitte Services. They are co-authors of The Corporate Lattice (HBR Press).

Bob Bennett
Bob Bennett is the founder of Achieve-LLC, a management consultant firm, and the former chief learning officer of FedEx.

Warren Bennis
An advisor to four U.S. Presidents, Warren Bennis is one of the world's leading experts on leadership. He is Distinguished Professor of Business Administration and founding chairman of The Leadership Institute at the University of Southern California. He is also chairman of the Cen...

Tracy Benson
CEO and Founder, On the Same Page
Founder and CEO, On the Same Page Tracy Benson is the founder and CEO of On the Same Page, LLC (, a consulting firm that specializes in making a positive difference for clients and their businesses by developing and applying internal communication strateg...

Diane Berenbaum
SVP, Communico
Diane Berenbaum is the Senior Vice President of Communico Ltd., a solution provider of service culture change, training and development. Berenbaum has more than 25 years of business experience, including marketing positions with Citibank and Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst and Yo...

Adele Berenstein
Adele Berenstein is a retired Customer Satisfaction Executive, with over 41 years experience at IBM. For her last 19 years at IBM, she was responsible for customer satisfaction in IBM's SW and Services organization in North and South America, focusing on its largest customers. Ad...

Lance Berger
Lance and Dorothy Berger are partners in Lance A. Berger & Associates and coauthors of The Talent Management Handbook (McGraw-Hill). Visit

Richard Berger
Managing Actuary, Retirement Plan Services, Cammack LaRhette
Richard Berger manages the actuarial side of the retirement plan practice at Cammack LaRhette Consulting. His focus is on defined benefit and defined contribution plans and also post-retirement medical and life programs and serves as a senior level consultant to Cammack LaRhette cl...

Steven Berglas
Steven Berglas, Ph.D., spent 25 years on the faculty of Harvard Medical School's Department of Psychiatry. He is the author of Reclaiming the Fire and The Success Syndrome, and he coaches high-achievers. Visit

David Berke
David Berke, the author of Supported Self-Development, is a principal at Lorsch, Berke & Associates, LLC. He has over 25 years of experience working as a manager, individual contributor, and consultant in the fields of management and excutive development, employee development, lead...

David Bernstein
Vice President of Big Data Division, eQuest
David Bernstein is the Vice President of Big Data at eQuest.  eQuest is the global leader in job-posting delivery and job board management services, including candidate sourcing metrics and job board evaluations (Big Data), job board consultation and planning, job board negoti...

Jim Berry
Global Director of Customer Service, Schneider Electric
Jim Berry currently holds the role of Global Director of Customer Service and Innovation for the HR function of Schneider Electric. In his five years at Schneider Electric, Jim has been involved in many exciting changes. He led the strategic planning, business case and implementat...

Gregorio Billikopf
University of California
Gregorio Billikopf is a Labor Management Farm advisor with the University of California and Visiting Professor of the University of Chile. His research and teaching efforts have focused on such topics as employee selection, compensation, performance appraisal, discipline and termin...

Elizabeth Black
Change For Results
 Elizabeth (Betty) Black and Joanne Dustin, in partnership as Synergy Consulting Collaborative LLC, offer a unique, self-directed career development program for both for-profit and non-profit organizations.  For more information, contact them at

John Blowers
Senior Manager, HR Services and Solutions, GLOBALFOUNDRIES
John Blowers is the Senior Manager, HR Services and Solutions for GLOBALFOUNDRIES. He has 16 years of HRIS experience in the banking, healthcare and energy industries. Prior to GLOBALFOUNDRIES, his role was with the GE Infrastructure family of businesses and included centralized,...

Adam Bluemner
Adam Bluemner is a Project Specialist Manager at Find Accounting Software. He and his colleagues have been helping businesses like yours find top field service software options since 1996.

Jon Blum
Former Director Customer Service, Best Buy
Jon Blum has 16 years of experience in a contact center background in the Fortune 500 arena (Best Buy, American Express Financial Advisors, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, State Farm Insurance, US Bank) resulting in key leadership responsibilities anchored in sales growth, channel marketi...

Warren Bobrow, Ph.D.
Warren Bobrow, Ph.D. specializes in employee selection, manager assessment, structured interviews, and opinion surveys. Dr. Bobrow has worked in a diverse range of industries, including customer contact centers, finance, health care, petroleum, retail, distribution, telec...

Wally Bock
Three Star Leadership
For more than a quarter century, Wally Bock has helped supervisors do a better job. Hundreds of new supervisors have taken his programs directly. Hundreds more were trained with materials he prepared. Other bought his books and training packages for themselves. Bock's initial researc...

Steve Boese
Founder & Blogger, HR Happy Hour
Steve Boese is the Founder of the HR Happy Hour Blog. He has over 15 years experience implementing enterprise technologies for Human Resources, Recruiting, Finance and Distribution, including significant experience with Oracle E-business Suite Applications in numerous industries and l...

Scott Bolman
Human Capital Operations Executive, Mercer
Scott Bolman has been helping Human Resources (HR) organizations become more efficient and effective for over 20 years. He has led numerous strategy, service delivery, and technology projects and has expertise across a broad array of HR functions. He is currently with Mercer’s Human...

Kiron D. Bondale
Kiron D. Bondale, PMP is the Director, Corporate Project Management Office for Agricorp.   Kiron has worked for over thirteen years in the project management domain with a focus on technology and change management.  He has setup and managed Project Management ...

Mary Ann Bopp
Manager of HR, IBM
As a manager in Human Resources in IBM, Mary Ann Bopp blends 21 years of corporate education, training, performance consulting and project management experience and 10 years of management accounting experience to achieve business success. Bopp, a member of the IBM Center for Learning...

CB Bowman,
CB Bowman, MBA, CMC, BCC, MCEC. CEO, Association of Corporate Executive Coaches CEO, Executive Leadership, LLC CB Bowman has written articles for Dow Jones’s “National Business Employment Weekly,” “Essence...

Dawn Boyer
Dawn Boyer is a Small Business Human Resources Career Consultant, and LinkedIn Social Media Coach. Boyer is also a doctoral student at Old Dominion University in the Darden College of Education, working on her PhD in Occupational Studies and Technology), as well as working as ...

David Bradford
David Bradford, “The Bottlecap Kid,” is Executive Chairman and former CEO of HireVue, former CEO of Fusion-io, and a member of the Utah Technology Council Hall of Fame. David is known for accelerating the growth and performance of game-changing organizations by utilizing his “UP Pr...

Carey Bradshaw
Carey Bradshaw is the Corporate Manager of Learning and Development at CBRE, one of Fortune World's Most Admired Companies, 2011.  

George Bradt
Managing Director, PrimeGenesis
George Bradt has a unique perspective on transformational leadership based on his combined senior line management and consulting experience. He progressed through sales, marketing and general management roles, literally around the world, at companies including Unilever, Procter & G...

Jacqueline Bran
Global Director, Alliance Contracting, IQPC
Jacqueline is the Global Head of Alliance Contracting for IQPC. She has been working in Alliance Contracting for over 5 years and heads up our research and contact arm for this part of the business. This constitutes the coordination of our two annual events, the management of Allian...

David Braun
David Braun is the Founder & CEO of Capstone Strategic, a management consulting firm specializing in corporate growth strategies, and author of the new book, Successful Acquisitions: A Proven Plan for Stategic Growth. David has over 20 years' experience formulating growth strategie...

Mike Brennan
Consultant, Knowledge Infusion
Mike Brennan works closely with customers to help them design their learning and performance strategies, reengineer learning processes and evaluate content and software solutions. Brennan joined Knowledge Infusion in June 2006, bringing a wealth of experience, deep knowledge of the le...

Art Brooks
Art Brooks is vice president of business development for BeneTrac, a Paychex company and provider of powerful, web-based electronic enrollment and employee benefits administration software.  He has been with the company since its inception in 1999.  Known as a pioneer in ...

Lisa Brown Morton
Lisa Brown-Morton is the President and CEO of Nonprofit HR. Under her direction, Nonprofit HR has served some of the most prominent organizations in the country, including Amnesty International, Independent Sector and NeighborWorks America. With more than two decades of human resou...

Irving Buchen, Ph.D
Associate Vice President, IMPAC University
Dr. Irving H. Buchen secured his Ph. D. is from Johns Hopkins and has been a professor and an academic administrator at Cal State, University of Wisconsin, and Penn State. He is currently a member of the doctoral business faculty of Capella University and associate vice president f...

Ann Burke
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ann Burke is Executive Director, Benefits in Boehringer Ingelheim's Human Resources Department.

Kym Burke
Vice President, HRConnect, Iron Mountain
Kym Burke is the Vice President, HRConnect and led the design and development efforts for Iron Mountain’s leading edge HR service delivery model. She holds an Masters of Science from the University of Maryland. She has more than twenty years in global HR, primarily as an HR consultant...

Barbara Burke
Barbara Burke is an internationally recognized expert on customer service, speaker and author of the recently released modern-day fable set in a customer service center, The Napkin, The Melon & The Monkey. For more information and to subscribe to her popular Monday Aha!: Workplace ...

Kevin Burns
Kevin Burns, Corporate Attitude Expert, is the author of eight books including his forthcoming, "Your Attitude Sucks—Fixing What's Wrong With Corporate America." He is an outstanding keynote speaker and worldwide columnist. He is opinionated, blunt, direct, funny, and thought-provokin...

Victor Buzachero
Corporate Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Scripps Health
Vic Buzachero is currently a Corporate Senior Vice President with Scripps Health in San Diego. Since joining Scripps in 2001, Scripps has been recognized by AARP and Working Mother Magazine as a top employer as well as being ranked #56 by Fortune Magazine’s Top 100 Employers in 2008. ...

Niamh Byrne
Online Editor, SSON
Niamh Bryne was an Online Editor for the Shared Services & Outsourcing Network ( SSON).

Mike Camp
Director of Leadership Academy, Wal-mart
Mike Camp is a Disabled American Veteran who served in the United States Air Force during the Persian Gulf War. He began his career at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc in 1998 as an Assistant Manager, and in 2000 was promoted to a Logistics Asset Protection Manager. In 2005, he was promoted to...

John Canfield
John Canfield is an experienced business executive and coach who has been trained to facilitate a wide variety of planning, improvement, and innovation processes. John has many years of experience working and consulting in a wide variety of organizations around the world. John...

Richard Cant
Richard Cant, based in Shanghai, is a regional director for Dezan Shira & Associates. Richard guides foreign individuals and companies through the process of establishing, maintaining and expanding their businesses in China. Prior to Dezan Shira & Associates, Richard, an Austral...

Peter Cappelli
Professor and Author, Wharton School

Rebekah Cardenas
Rebekah Cardenas, Ph.D., is a senior consultant with EASI•Consult®. EASI•Consult works with Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and mid-sized corporations to provide customized Talent Management solutions. EASI•Consult’s specialties include individual assessm...

Elizabeth Carey
Leadership Connects
As today’s businesses face a fiercely competitive market and the challenge of retaining top talent, leadership coach Liz Carey’s goal is to strengthen the financial viability of organizations who recognize the value of strong leaders by helping their key employees realize their true l...

Kristi Cash
Alegent, Alegent

Marcela Castro
Marcela Castro is an HR generalist with a broad experience in Communications, with over twenty years of experience. Contact her at

Jeff Cattel
Editor, Corporate Learning Network
Jeff Cattel is the editor of Corporate Learning Network and Human Resources IQ, two industry-leading publications that cover human resources, corporate learning, training, and online learning for colleges and universities. Feel free to send him an email and follow him on Twitter at...

Ram Charan
Ram Charan is the author of Leaders at All Levels (Jossey-Bass). Visit

Greg Chartier
Principal, The Office of Gregory J Chartier
Greg Chartier is Principal of The Office of Gregory J Chartier, a Human Resources Consulting firm and is a well-known management consultant, educator and speaker. His practice consists of three broad areas: Human Resources management and outsourcing for firms of less than 500 employee...

Brijendra Chaudhary
Brijendra is currently working as HR Executive at Major Architecture Firm headquartered in Vittorio Veneto, Italy. With diverse experience in various sectors such as IT, Banking, Mineral & Metal ,Outsourcing , Logistics and Mineral Oil industry through various fieldwork done while ...

Jose Luis Chavez
Jose Luis Chavez Vasquez is the Director for Strategic Planning and Human Resources at ITR (ITP Group/SENER and Rolls Royce)—Mexico Division.  He is an accomplished HR Executive with 16 years of wide-ranging experience helping global organizations such as GE, Wyeth and Kraft to ...

Tom Clancy
Vice President, Educational Services and Productivity, EMC
Tom Clancy is Vice President of Global Education and Productivity for EMC Corporation. In his career at EMC, Tom has held various roles, primarily in partner management of Original Equipment Manufacturers, Independent Software Vendors and Channels. Prior to Global Education, Tom manag...

Derin Clark
Derin Clark is a writer, editor and blogger who has many years' experience as a journalist and has written for a number of business publications.   

Patrick Cohen  Patrick Cohen is program director at Technology Services Corps, a division of NPower.   Learn more about the new Harlem TSC classroom here:    

David Cohen
Director of Sales, Hiring Solutions, LinkedIN
David Cohen is the Director of Sales for the Central US & Canada at LinkedIn, responsible for overseeing relationships with LinkedIn’s corporate customers across 20 states in the U.S. and five provinces/territories in Canada. After earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology...

David S. Cohen, Ed.D.
Founder, Strategic Action Group Ltd.
Dr. David Cohen's background spans both the fields of corporate consulting and education. He has consulted with a diverse group of industries in Canada, United States, Caribbean, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, South America and Southeast Asia. Cohen is considered a th...

William Cohen, Ph.D.
Bill Cohen was one of Peter Drucker’s first PhD students at what is now The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University and the first graduate of Drucker’s Executive PhD Program in 1979. In 2009 he was named a Distinguished Alum...

Stephen L. Cohen, Ph.D.
Principal, Strategic Leadership Collaborative
Stephen L. Cohen, Ph.D., is Principal of the Strategic Leadership Collaborative.

Paul Conley
Chief Editor, IQPC Online
Paul Conley is Chief Editor of IQPC Online. He also writes the HRIQ blog.

Donal Conn
Global Learning and Development Leader, Momentive Performance Materials
With over 18 years of experience in global talent management, Donal Conn has designed and delivered learning programs for more than 20 organizations in the Fortune 100 across many industry sectors. He is an expert in designing and delivering dynamic learning programs that...

Jacki Connor
Jacki Connor is the Director of Colleague Engagement for UK grocer, Sainsbury’s.

Sean Conrad
Senior Product Analyst, Halogen Software
Sean Conrad is a Certified Human Capital Strategist and senior product analyst at Halogen Software, working closely with our customers on a day-to-day basis. He has spoken at numerous industry events sharing his unique blend of technology expertise and understanding of HR-specific ...

Kenny Corbin
Embry-Riddle, Embry-Riddle

Renée Cormier
Employee Engagement Specialist
Renée Cormier is a specialist in the area of employee engagement. She is dedicated to working with businesses to increase efficiency, productivity and profit. Cormier has spent the last 12 years as a training and development professional. She has been an entrepreneur, worked fo...

Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies, Cornell University ILR School
The Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) at Cornell University’s ILR School is an international center devoted to advancing the HR function and providing corporate partners with critical tools for building and leading high-performing human resource organizations. The ...

Lee Coulter
Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Ascension Health Ministry Service Center, LLC
Lee Coulter is Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ascension Health Ministry Service Center, LLC (MSC). The MSC is based in Indianapolis and will house a large cross-functional team of associates delivering an array of Finance, Human Resources and Supply Chain ser...

Tracy Cox
Tracy Cox is director of performance consulting for Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. As director of performance consulting, Cox works with organizations to help them uncover their true worth through application of organizational network a...

Maggie Craddock
Maggie Craddock is an executive coach and author of the Authentic Career: Following the Path of Self-Discovery to Professional Fulfillment. Prior to coaching, she received two Lipper Awards for managing the top mutual fund in its class nationwide. She is an Ackerman-certified famil...

Michael Cullen
Senior Vice President, Marriott Business Services
Michael Cullen has responsibility for over 500 associates providing Procure-to-Pay, Invoice-to-Cash, General Ledger and Banking and Cash Management services to Marriott businesses and administrative functions worldwide. Cullen has led Finance Transformation initiatives for the...

Tim Cummins
IACCM, CEO and Executive Director

Kimberly Currier
Vice President, Talent Development, American Cancer Society
Kimberly Currier has worked for the American Cancer Society for 16 years including field-based fundraising, voluntarism and learning and development. Starting in the Arizona, Southwest and Great West divisions, she joined the national home office in 2007 as managing director, talent d...

Kamila Dabrowska
Kamila Dabrowska is a soft skills and cross cultural trainer. She studied Foreign Affairs and Organization Studies in Poland, The Netherlands and in Greece. She is the owner of Brains at Work training company in Poland and works as an associated training consultant at Kwintessentia...

Cyril Danthi
Cyril Danthi is working as a leader in Business Excellence for Tata Projects Ltd. India.  Cyril Danthi has 14 years of experienced in the fields of  Business Excellence, Quality, Environment, Safety & Health for Manufacturing and  Infrastructure & Construction Projec...

Jeff Davidson
 Jeff Davidson is "The Work-Life Balance Expert®," and the premier thought leader on work-life balance issues. He has written 59 mainstream books, is a preeminent authority on time management, and is an electrifying professional speaker, making 806 presentations since 1985 to ...

Ian Davidson
Ian Davidson is an influential reward manager, consultant, commentator and writer in the UK.  He has over fifteen years senior level experience in the field; mostly in financial services covering investment banking and insurance.  He specialises in executive pay, reward a...

Jeff Davidson, MBA, CMC
Jeff Davidson, The Work-Life Balance Expert, addresses corporate and association audiences. He wrote Breathing Space, Simpler Living, the 60 Second Innovator, and the 60 Second Self-Starter. For more information, visit or call 800-735-1994.

Alison Davis
Shareholder, Littler Mendelson
Alison Davis represents management in employment and labor law. She has extensive litigation experience in the employment arena including: sexual harassment, race, national origin, age, gender and disability discrimination, overtime, FMLA, USERRA, the Railway Labor Act and wrongful te...

Brian DeBelle
Brian DeBelle is a public relations and community outreach professional for, a consumer safety and advocacy group. Brian graduated from San Diego State University in 2011 with a degree in media studies and marketing. You can follow him on Twitter @TheBrianDeBelle

Melanie DePaoli
Mel DePaoli is the founder and president of Omicle, a change management company. She works with companies on how the core of their business directly affects the perception of their brand, which in turn affects their bottom line, specializing in the construction industry. She is the au...

Sonia Di Maulo
Lead Feedback Enthuisiast, Ready To Feedback!
As Founder and Lead Feedback Enthusiast of Ready to Feedback, Sonia Di Maulo partners with HR professionals to coach and train leaders and their teams to use authentic feedback that retains, motivates, and fosters team connections. She motivates people to Focus on the positive, Exc...

Conseula Di Primio
Consuela (Connie) Di Primio is a Customer Account Manager and certified Human Capital Strategist at Halogen Software. 

Bob Dick
Humana, Humana
Bob Dick is Manager of Instructional Technology, eLearning and Distance Learning for Humana Inc.  His team builds and delivers training to a worldwide audience - delivering 1.7 million online lessons to that audience in 2011.  In addition to the duties obviously outlined ...

Joel DiGirolamo
Head, Turbocharged Leadership
Joel DiGirolamo heads the firm Turbocharged Leadership (, has over 30 years of staff and management experience in Fortune 500 companies, and has a BSEE, MBA, and an MS Psychology degree. DiGirolamo can be contacted at

Barbara Dirks
BMO Financial, BMO Financial
Barbara Dirks is the Chief Learning Officer of the Institute for Learning at BMO Financial Group, winner of the 2011 ASTD Best Award.

Ed Doherty
Ed provides support and service to clients vendors and staff  at Cammack LaRhette, regarding compliance issues like HIPAA, COBRA, ERISA, FMLA and healthcare reform. Contact him at  

Benjamin Donkor
Benjamin Donkor is HR/Admin manager for Petro Afrique Ghana Ltd. He has 10 years' work experience, 5 in management positions.  

Nik Donovic
Nik Donovic is an offsite content advocate at Consultwebs. He has worked in businesses with no HR professionals to companies with corporate human resource departments. His opinions, thoughts, and experience are summation of these experiences.

Jesse Harriott, Ph.D and Doug Hardy
Jesse Harriott is vice president of Global Monster Insights and pioneered the Monster Employment Index (MEI), the first measure of online recruitment activity now tracked in the United States and Europe. Doug Hardy runs Monster's publishing program for employers and job seekers and is...

Nate Douty
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

Bob Drovdlic
Director, tGCP
Bob Drovdlic wears a couple of hats on tGCP’s leadership team. In addition to directing tGCP’s work with professional service firms, Drovdlic also oversees tGCP’s Talent Management. He is responsible for recruiting and developing tGCP’s consultants, ensuring all meet the rigorous stan...

Diane Duguay
HR and Diversity Coordinator, Kraus-Anderson Construction Company
Diane Duguay is the human resources and diversity coordinator for Kraus-Anderson Construction Company where she has worked for over 12 years. Diane's passion and enthusiasm have helped lead Kraus-Anderson in creating a positive, diverse and healthy culture where employees can ...

Joanne Dustin
Joanne Dustin, career coach and change consultant works with individuals and teams on career development programs, individual career coaching engagements and, as President of Synergy Consulting Collaborative, co-designed Career Collaborators® Building Career Communities—a unique, s...

Ana Dutra
CEO, Korn/Ferry Leadership & Talent Consulting
Ana Dutra is Chief Executive Officer, Leadership and Talent Consulting, EVP Korn/Ferry International. She joined Korn/Ferry from Accenture, where she led the global organization strategy practice. Previously, she led the organizational transformation and mergers and acquisition...

David E. Smith
David E. Smith, Ph.D., is the founder and CEO of EASI·Consult®. EASI·Consultworks with Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and mid-sized corporations to provide customized Talent Management solutions. EASI Consult’s specialties include individual assessment, o...

Jennifer Murnane and Ed Shada
Bellevue University
Jennifer Murnane, Ph.D, is the Associate Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for Bellevue University and Senior Research Associate for Bellevue University’s Human Capital Lab. Murnane speaks and writes extensively on the topic of knowledge management and the strategic use of tuit...

Elizabeth Edersheim
Elizabeth Haas Edersheim is a strategic consultant who works both with Fortune 500 companies and private equity investors. Prior to founding her own firm, New York Consulting Partners, Edersheim was one of the first female partners at McKinsey & Company. Her previous book, McKinsey's ...

From the HRIQ Editorial Staff
*Human Resources IQ is not affiliated with the Peter F. Drucker School of Management or the Peter F. Drucker Institute. Any mention of Peter F. Drucker School of Management or the Peter F. Drucker Institute is solely at the discretion of the authors.

Z. Colette Edwards
Known by her clients as “The Insight Doctor,” Z. Colette Edwards, M.D., M.B.A. blends the medical insight of a physician, the business acumen of an MBA-trained executive, and the holistic health and wellness outlook of an integrative coach to pack a one-two punch of inspiratio...

Marc Effron
VP Talent Management, Avon Products
Marc Effron is the Vice President of Talent Management at Avon Products where Effron and his team help to build the quality and depth of talent across Avon’s 40,000 global employees. Effron’s responsibilities include executive development, succession planning, performance management, ...

Ben Egan
Ben Egan is a consultant at UK-based HR consultancy and bespoke technology firm ETS. The company works in partnership with global companies including PepsiCo, Vodafone and The Royal Bank of Scotland on employee engagement, development and appraisal initiatives.

Marlena Wilmot and Elizabeth Black
Marlena Wimot is the HR Director for MKTG Inc. and Elizabeth Black is the President of Change For Results

Scott Esposito
Managing Director, Horton International
Scott Esposito is a Managing Director of Horton International, a global executive search firm. He specializes in senior-level talent acquisition for R&D, engineering and industrial / manufacturing segments as well as other general management roles in a variety of industries. P...

Samantha Milin and Erin M. O’Connor, Esq.
Cammack LaRhette
As the lead of Cammack LaRhette’s Data and Analytics consulting team, Samantha develops custom analytics and generates reports for clients with information from the data warehouse. She also manages the quality assurance process to ensure the data that is used to drive our analysis ...

Ashehad Faizy
Ashehad Faizy is Senior Specialist of Talent Acquisition at Integrated Telecom Company (ITC). Faizy is an accomplished HR professional with experience in Talent Management, Work force planning, Job Evaluation and other aspects of Human Resources Management. Based in Riyadh, Saudi A...

Sam Farley
Sam Farley is a doctoral researcher at the University of Sheffield Management School. His current research looks at impacts of cyberbullying in the workplace. To take part in Sam's online survey, click here. If you have any questions, you can reach him by email. 

Larissa Faw
Larissa Faw is a business writer for Forbes, The Motley Fool, and other major media publications. Her weekly syndicated round-up of easy-to-read news briefs on business, consumer trends, and new products is called Business Round-Up: News, Development & Trends, and is published...

Mark Felarca
Mark is a webdev at IQPC

Erica Fener
Erica L. Fener, Ph.D., is Vice President, Strategic Growth at Progressus Therapy, a leading provider of occupational therapy jobs and early intervention careers.

Gregory Ferris, Ed.D.
Paradigm Associates
Gregory Ferris, Ed.D. is a senior consultant and executive coach at Paradigm Associates, With over 25 years experience in the field, he works with leaders in the public and private sectors. Currently he spends a great deal of time working with leaders and teams in the area of emplo...

Michael Filler
Associate Director, International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Michael B. Filler is co-chairman of the Public Sector Industry Council of the Labor and Employment Relations Association and associate director of the Public Services Division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

Dr. Jac Fitz-enz
Human Capital Source, Founder and CEO
Dr. Jac Fitz-enz is acknowledged as the father of human capital strategic analysis and measurement. He published the first human resources metrics in 1978 and benchmarks in 1985. Recently, he was cited as one of the top five “HR Management Gurus” by HR World, and by SHRM as one of ...

Keith Fiveson
Keith Fiveson is the CEO of ITESA where he does “People Convergence” consulting. Fiveson is a communications consultant, enabling people to be more efficient and effective using EI tools, training and processes globally. He works with call center management teams to brand, expand a...

Leo Flanagan, Jr.
President, Flanagan Consultants, LLC
As founder and president of Flanagan Consultants, LLC, Leo Flanagan has developed a unique approach to the creation and execution of business, marketing and human resources strategies to drive sustained business success. In addition to working with c-level executives to drive the per...

Melissa Fleischer, Esq.
HR Learning Center
Melissa Fleischer, Esq. is the Founder and President of HR Learning Center LLC, a human resources consulting firm specializing in the area of employment law. HR Learning Center LLC provides training seminars and consulting on a wide range of workplace and human resource issues...

Leland Forst
Chairman and CEO, The Amherst Group
Leland I. Forst has been Chairman and CEO of The Amherst Group Limited since its establishment in July, 1991. Prior to founding Amherst, Forst served as a Director of the Board, member of the North American Management Committee and Partner of A.T. Kearney, Inc., a global management...

Karen Francks
Pepco Holdings, Inc, Pepco Holdings, Inc
Karen Francks is the Manager responsible for the HR Services & Disbursements teams at Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI). PHI is a holding company for three utilities in the Washington, D.C. and mid-Atlantic regions. She joined PHI in 1981 and has held prior positions in Customer Service, ...

Eric Frankel
Eric Frankel, CPA is the creator of 10 Minutes to Change™, a Flash Mentoring program that offers HR departments’ strategies to maximize the effectiveness of human capital initiatives and the insights for key employees reach their potential… quickly.  He recently completed his ...

Chris Frede
Founder & Blogger, HR Bouy
Chris Frede is a senior HR professional working in a corporate environment. She has responsibility covering human resources policies, employee relations, benefits, compensation, and professional development supporting employees who work on large accounts. Chris also has responsibil...

Roger Friedman
The Motley Fool
Roger Friedman is Dean of Learning & Development at The Motley Fool, an investment advice company based in Alexandria, Va. He also has a couple decades of experience as a writer and editor on everything from girls’ high school volleyball to fiber optics, and he spent several years ...

Colleen Fullen
Futurestep, Futurestep

David Gabor, Esq.
Gabor & Gabor, Gabor & Gabor
David Gabor, Esq. is experienced in most aspects of employment law, conducting training, investigations and in working as a neutral in the employment law field. He has a broad background in providing proactive solutions that increase productivity, morale and customer satisfaction w...

Nicholas Garbis
Senior Consultant, Infohrm
Nicholas Garbis is a Senior Consultant on the Member Services team at Infohrm, providing strategic and analytics support for organizations at all stages of the workforce analytics and planning journey. Garbis brings extensive experience in business intelligence, HR technology, scor...

Ginni Garner
Owner, Sanford Rose Associates
Ginni Garner is the owner and Managing Director of Sanford Rose Associates—Cleveland East. She specializes in helping organizations identify, recruit and hire executive and management talent. With 14 years of experience in the executive search and recruitment industry, Garner’s fi...

Jeff Garton
President, Career Contentment, Inc.
Jeff Garton is a best-selling career author whose background is in global talent management and staffing with the Philip Morris Companies. He coined the term and published the first book on the new topic of career contentment (ASTD Press, 2008). His most recent book is a collaborat...

Michael Gaul
Performa Screening Solutions
Michael Gaul is VP of Business Development for Proforma Screening Solutions. With more than 20 years of experience in fields of human capital risk management, physical security, and employment background screening, Michael crafts successful solutions to help employers make better h...

Robert A. Giacalone, Ph. D.
Robert A. Giacalone, Ph.D. is Professor of Human Resource Management at the Fox School of Business and Management, Temple University. He is a recognized expert on behavioral business ethics, exit interviewing and surveying, workplace spirituality, impression management, employee de...

Les Gil
Les Gill was born in England and was educated at Nottingham University and Sheffield Hallam University. He gained extensive Human Resources experience in the UK, Europe and Japan before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, where he has held leadership positions in HR Shared Servic...

Brian Gilbert
Director, Business Development, SkillSurvey
Brian Gilbert is the Director of Business Development for SkillSurvey and leads the company’s outreach efforts in providing educational content and thought leadership to SkillSurvey’s alliance partners, group purchasing organizations, and national/state professional organizations. Pre...

Christi Gilchrist
Christi Gilchrist is the director of organizational development at San Jacinto College.  

Nancy Gillman
 As a Senior HR Consultant, Nancy Gillman has worked with many successful clients, including IBM, Xerox, AT&T, Mary Kay, Levi Strauss, Equifax, and CSC. Seeing human resources as an increasingly important area, she has helped many businesses save millions and increase quality ...

Connie Glaser
Connie Glaser is an expert on leadership and bridging gender gaps and author of GenderTalk Works. Visit her website at

Geoff Glover
Vice President of Talent Management, Volvo Car Corporation
Geoff Glover is the Vice President of Talent Management for the Volvo Car Corporation. This role was newly created in January 2009 and Geoff is the first position holder. He was, therefore, responsible for creating a Center of Expertise with responsibility for integrating the Talent M...

Richard Godfrey
Auther, Auther
Richard Godfrey is author of 7 Laws of Learning. Email or visit

Edie Goldberg
Edie Goldberg & Associates

Michael Goldfarb, Esq.
President, Holman HR
Michael Goldfarb has been an employment attorney in California for 17 years and is the President of Holman HR a national human resources consulting firm and part of the Holman Group family of companies. From small to multinational corporations, Michael has counseled employers ...

Marshall Goldsmith
Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority in helping successful leaders get even better–by achieving positive, lasting change in behavior: for themselves, their people and their teams. The American Management Association named Goldsmith as one of 50 great thinkers and leader...

Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D.
Kinsey Consulting Services
Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D., is a speaker, coach, consultant, and author of The Nonverbal Advantage and The Silent Language of Leaders (Jossey-Bass). She can be reached at 510-526-1727, email, or

Julia Gometz
Founder, The Brandful Workforce
Julia Gometz is the founder of The Brandful™ Workforce, a company that provides companies with strategies on how a workforce can work “for” a brand, rather than “against” it. You can find Julia on twitter @brandfulme. 

Scott Gordon
Partner, Vaco
Scott Gordon has over 10 years of recruitment experience specifically with senior level software developers, CIOs, CTOs architects and DBAs. Gordon managed and produced in a Top 5 office of an IT staffing and Consulting division of a global Fortune 500 strategic staffing company (100+...

Michelle Grant
Manager, Product Strategy, Enwisen
Michelle Grant’s HR technology perspective is driven by years of customer insight, competitive experience and product expertise in the evolving field of HR technology. She is an HR Service Delivery expert at Enwisen with 20 years of expertise and strong customer perspective that in...

Lynda Gratton
Lynda Gratton is Professor of Management Practice at London Business School and is the founder of the Hot Spots Movement. She has written seven books and numerous academic articles and is considered one of the world's authorities on people in organizations. In 2007 she has bee...

Julie Graziano
Organizational Development, Bureau of Forestry Services, Madison, Wisconsin
Julie Graziano is responsible for Organizational Development for the Bureau of Forestry Services, Madison, Wisconsin. Julie is an accomplished human resources professional with extensive experiencing within a broad range of human resources functional areas. She is a proactive partner ...

Harry Griendling
Founder and Managing Partner, DoubleStar, INC
Harry Griendling is CEO of DoubleStar, Inc., a leading provider of recruitment/retention consulting services and workforce management technology solutions based in West Chester, PA. Griendling's 20-year career in the employment industry spans multiple executive roles in a variety of o...

Mike Grogan
Business Coach
Michael Grogan is a business coach based in Overland Park. He works with owners, executives and groups on achieving high-performance.(913)706-7108/

Alexandra Guadagno
Editor, Human Resources IQ

Angela Guidroz
Executive Director, Geaux Veterans
Angela Guidroz is Founder and Executive Director of Geaux Veterans, whose mission is to connect the community to Veterans in the State of Louisiana. Previously she held the role of National Recruitment Manager for Military Sourcing and Strategy for Sodexo. Dually ass...

Hannah Hager
As the Online Content Manager at IDGA, I develop a strategy for the creation and promotion of dynamic, original online content featuring industry thought-leaders. Content includes infographics, e-books, interviews, podcasts and custom articles.

Susan Hailey
VP Talent Management, Harrah's Entertainment
Susan Hailey was most recently the vice president of talent acquisition for Harrah’s Entertainment, the world’s largest gaming entertainment company with $10 billion in revenues and 96,000 employees in more than 54 locations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa, the Middle Eas...

Brad Hall
Managing Director, Human Capital Systems
Brad Hall is managing director of Human Capital Systems (, a firm that designs systems for improving workforce performance. He is the author of The New Human Capital Strategy and an instructor in Duke Corporate Education's teaching network. Hall is also a m...

Susan Hamilton
Chief Diversity Officer, CSX
Susan Hamilton is the Chief Diversity Officer at CSX and has held numerous positions within the company prior to this role, including in the crew management center, the logistics unit, administrative services, casualty prevention and claims department. Hamilton is a member of the Alab...

Laura Handrick
Vice President of Innovation, Maids International
Laura Handrick is Vice President of Innovation at The Maids International, a franchise organization with over 160 business units across North America. Handrick has an extensive background in the service industry, including foodservice, retail and franchising. In addition to a degree i...

Kevin Harry
Talent Acquisition Manager, Slalom Consulting
Kevin Harry has worked in the recruiting industry for the past 10 years. He has worked both on the staffing agency and corporate recruiting sides. As a consultant, Harry has worked with a number of high profile clients, including The Home Depot and Coca Cola Enterprises. His specialt...

Shawn Harter
Vice President of Recruiting, Fifth Third Bank
Shawn Harter is the Senior Vice President, Director of Recruiting and is responsible for leading Fifth Third Bank's recruiting efforts. Prior to joining Fifth Third Bank, Shawn worked in various roles with Arthur Andersen, and in 2002, joined RSM McGladrey. Shawn is a member o...

George Harth
George Harth is a senior change management specialist with multiple global full life-cycle ERP implementations, PMO and Consulting Service Delivery start-ups, and extensive Business Transformation experience to his credit. He manages all aspects (i.e. Culture Scan, Stakeholder Databas...

Stephen Harvard Davis
Founder, Assimilating-Talent
Stephen Harvard Davis is the founder of Assimilating-Talent that works with organizations to integrate senior executives into a new position and with restructured teams to make them more profitable faster. He is a sought after speaker at high profile conferences and a broadcaster o...

Kim Haynes Hollenshead
Founder, The Talent Sleuth
Kim Haynes Hollenshead is the founder of The Talent Sleuth. Hollenshead works with a variety of companies across financial and marketing segments across the US and help them find Top A Talent for their open positions. In addition, she also works one-on-one with individuals to coach...

Paul Hebert
Managing Director, i2i
Paul Hebert is the Managing Director and lead consultant for i2i and widely considered an expert on motivation and incentives. Hebert authors the highly-rated blog Incentive Intelligence. Hebert has been quoted in USA TODAY, has published whitepapers and articles for HRM Magazine, is ...

John Heins
Senior Vice President and CHRO, Spherion
D. Heins is senior vice president and chief human resources officer of Spherion Corporation. He is responsible for the delivery of industry-leading programs and strategic human resources initiatives for Spherion. Appointed in October 2006, Heins focuses on organizational and leadershi...

Sally Helgesen
Sally Helgesen is a speaker, advisor, and author of five books, including The Female Vision: Women's Real Power at Work, The Female Advantage, and The Web of Inclusion. Visit

Judith Henry
Judith Henry is the Manager of Organizational Development at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts. Henry has extensive experience in performance coaching, internal team development, corporate curriculum development, training and facilitation. She focuses on strengthening leaders through th...

Lain Hensley
Lain Hensley is the Co-Founder and C.O.O. of Odyssey Teams, Inc.. Hensley graduated with a degree in Human Resource Management and Community and Commercial Recreation.  After exploring a variety of work experiences, ranging from managing a fitness club, construction manag...

Mark Herbert
New Paradigms LLC

Chaminda Hettiarachchi
Chaminda Hettiarachchi is the Associate Director at Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) a premier think tank in Colombo, Sri Lanka and a visiting lecturer for MBA programs in Sri Lanka and overseas. Chaminda is a B.Sc. (Engineering) graduate from the University o...

Dr. Rod Hewlett
Vice President of Planning and Product Development, Bellevue University
Dr. Roderic “Rod” Hewlett is a sought after expert on leadership and business. With a focus on infusing businesses with the skills required to succeed in today’s global market, Rod brings tremendous leadership skills, effective communication and dynamic management concepts that hav...

Rod Hewlett
Dean, College of Business, Bellevue University
Rod Hewlett, D.A., is dean of the College of Business at Bellevue University in Bellevue, Nebraska. He previously led global product development and strategy at Laureate Education, Inc., and served as an international business professor, executive vice president and chief academic ...

Trevor J Heynes
TH Personnel Services Limited, TH Personnel Services Limited

Justin Hillier
Social Recruiting 360, Social Recruiting 360
Justin Hillier is the Owner and Founder of Social Recruiting 360 (SR360), a social media consulting firm which advises companies on the use of Social Media throughout the employee lifecycle. With experience in social media tools for recruitment, his work includes the Social So...

Vera Hillmann
Vera Hillmann is a Training Assistant at the business training company, Kwintessential. In her role, she communicates with professionals in the HR sector to discuss training solutions for issues related to International Human Resource Management.

Brittany Hink
Editor In Chief, Human Resources IQ

Steve Hodlin
Principal, Steven Hodlin & Associates
Steve Hodlin is principal of Steven Hodlin & Associates. Previously he was Vice President of Business Excellence at DST Output. DST Output has been a recipient of Industry Week’s Top Ten Best Plants in North America three times. Steve has led quality, productivity and pro...

Maren Hogan
CEO, Red Branch Media
Maren Hogan is a marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting space. She is the founder and CEO Red Branch Media, handling marketing strategy and content development for HR and Recruiting vendors. A seasoned advocate in the areas of social media, recruitment and HR marke...

John Hollon
John Hollon is Vice President for Editorial at New York-based ERE Media, where he directs all content for, a website that is focused on news, trends and perspective s on HR, talent management, and everything having to do with managing a workforce. Hollon is an award-w...

Greg Holsworth
Canadian Pacific Railway
Greg Holsworth is from Calgary, Canada, and has been with Canadian Pacific since 2000. At Canadian Pacific, Holsworth has held positions in Operations, Learning & Development, Talent Management and most recently as manager of the Employment Centre. He was a key member of the "Career T...

Allan Hoving
Online Community Director, Human Resources IQ
Allan Hoving is Online Community Director for HRiQ, the Human Resources IQ portal from IQPC. Hoving has over a decade of experience in high-value business content and services in print and online. He served as Online Community Leader for and launched its Executive Suit...

Laurie Hredzak
Senior Market Research Analyst, Sequent
As the senior market research analyst for Sequent’s Research & Strategy Group, Laurie Hredzak utilizes both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to help clients get in touch with market perceptions and trends. She has worked with clients to measure brand awareness, trac...

Stephanie Huff
Talent Acquisition Specialist, LexisNexis
A talent acquisition specialist with LexisNexis, Stephanie Huff describes herself as "a corporate recruiter who is wildly passionate about all aspects of the recruitment process. My goal is to achieve the most optimal results for my company with the most favorable experience a...

Cheryl Hughey
Director of Onboarding, Southwest Airlines
Cheryl Hughey is Director of Onboarding in People and Leadership Development at Southwest Airlines. She is responsible for welcoming, mentoring and engaging new hires through their first year. This program helps every new recruit at Southwest embrace the principles of the company and ...

Peter Hunter
Peter Hunter is the author of the book Breaking the Mould, a collection of stories about what happened when employees were allowed to become engaged with their work. Their performance becomes so amazing that grown accountants have been known to weep. Hunter has over ...

John Hunter
Blogger, Curious Cat Blog
John Hunter combines technology with management expertise to improve the performance of organizations. He has served as an information technology program manager for the White House Military Office, the Office of Secretary of Defense Quality Management Office and the American Socie...

William F. Hutter
Founder and CEO, Sequent
William F. Hutter is the founder and CEO of Sequent. Hutter’s career began immediately after college, in the hospitality industry. Over the next 15 years Hutter assumed ever-increasing responsibilities in the areas of business development, operations, training and marketing. His accom...

David Intrator
David Intrator is an award-wining writer and filmmaker. He has worked as a copywriter, commercial film director and documentarian both here and abroad, developing brands for a wide range of companies including IBM, Chase and United Airlines. He is also President of Strate...

Shel Israel

Larry Israelite
Director of Human Resource Development, Liberty Mutual
Larry Israelite joined Liberty Mutual in 2006. He is the vice president and manager of human resource development. The unit Israelite heads is responsible for supporting the development of managers who are capable of leading effectively in a changing, competitive environment and emplo...

Courtney Jackson
Director, ScottMadden, Inc.
Courtney Jackson, Director for ScottMadden, Inc., has twelve years of consulting experience, focusing the last six years in shared services. Areas of expertise include shared services strategy, design and implementation, project and change management, operations improvement an...

Maria Jackson
Director, Employee Education, CA Technologies
Maria Jackson is a Director of Education at CA Technologies. She has been with CA Technologies close to three years. She currently oversees the on boarding process for all new and acquired employees company wide. She is also responsible for ensuring that all Business Practices and Com...

Jim Janco
Encompass Group
Jim Janco of Encompass Group has 25 years invested in leadership, management, training, as well as change competency and implementation. His experience has resulted in hundreds of millions in sales and thousands of completed projects. Jim’s strengths include a unique ability to dev...

Robin Hollis and Janice Ganann
Banner Health
Robin Hollis is the senior director for Learning and Development with Banner Health in Phoenix, Arizona. She has responsibility for developing and delivering system-wide learning strategies and technologies including leaders as teachers, academic partnerships, tuition assistance, onli...

Pat Jannausch
Vice President of Culture and Organization Development, Con-way Inc.
Pat Jannausch is vice president of culture and organization development for Con-way Inc., a $5 billion transportation and logistics company with businesses in less-than-truckload motor carriage, truckload carriage, logistics, warehousing, supply chain management and trailer manufac...

Michael Lee Stallard and Jason Pankau
Authors, Fired Up or Burned Out
Stallard and Pankau are co-authors of Fired Up or Burned Out. Michael Lee Stallard speaks and teaches workshops on leadership and employee engagement.  He is president of E Pluribus Partners, a leadership training, consulting and coaching firm. Jason Pankau is a partner and E ...

Siân Jenkins
Marketing Strategist, Mining IQ
Siân is responsible for building and implementing the marketing strategy for Mining IQ in order to grow the membership base and actively engage current members. She has over 6 years experience in marketing senior level conferences, exhibitions, seminars and tradeshows in ...

Ernie Stark and Jennifer Murnane
Bellevue University's Human Capital Lab
Ernie Stark is a senior research associate in Bellevue University’s Human Capital Lab and a professor in the College of Business at Bellevue University. Utilizing his extensive human resource background coupled with his research and statistical expertise, he serves as a consultant to ...

Ravin Jesuthasan
Ravin Jesuthasan is Managing Director and Global Practice Leader for Towers Watson’s Talent Management practice. His extensive experience includes the design and implementation of workforce and people systems that align with an organization’s strategic drivers and the creation...

Len Jillard
SVP People Resources and Chief People Officer, McDonald's Canada
Len Jillard, Senior Vice President of People Resources and Chief People Officer of McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited, began his career with the company in 1972 in London, Ontario, as a crewperson. He has worked in a number of mid and senior management positions throughout the C...

David Roddenberry and Jimmy Fleming
 David Roddenberry and Jimmy Fleming are co-founders of HealthyWage, the only?company that pays Americans cash to lose weight while offering social and?expert-based support, tools and resources, and goal-setting and tracking?technologies to address our nation's obesity epidemi...

Ron Jones
Ron Jones Consulting
Ron Jones has over 25 years experience across all areas of human resource management and workplace relations. He has worked at a senior level in both the public and private sectors, as well as in one of Australia's leading Universities. In 2009 he established his own consulting and...

Jason Jones
 Dr. Jason Jones is Director, AT&T University, Executive Development,   CLO Magazine’s 2011 #1 LearningElite.   

Jane E. Juergens
CEO/Founder, PeopleGen
Jane has 30 years of experience in HR and talent management. Prior to founding PeopleGen, Jane was the Vice President of HR & Talent Management for AMP, Inc. (AMP), where she served as the executive sponsor of human capital initiatives for nearly 22 years.

Anand Kabra
Hewlett Packard
Currently as a Country Manager HR for HP India sales, Anand Kabra is responsible for leading the HR efforts for the HP's India Sales team across all the businesses--a total business size of $2 Billion. Kabra has 14+ years of versatile experience across Supply Chain, Logis...

Robert S. Kaplan
Robert S. Kaplan is Baker Foundation Professor at Harvard Business School, co-founder of Balanced Scorecard Collaborative, and co-author of The Execution Premium with David P. Norton. Visit  

Gary Kastenbaum
Gary Kastenbaum is a strategy partner and advisor to EN-FACTOR™ ( and advises the organization with respect to new product, market and business development. Gary is an experienced HR leader and consultant who have worked in large and small organizations from Big 4...

Pam Turner and Katherine Maloney
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Pamela Turner is Director of Career Services at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts where she created and leads the corporate career development program. Prior to this role, she held the position of Director of Organizational Development. She has over 20 years of management experi...

Fran Keane
VP of Human Resources, CentraState Healthcare System
Fran Keane has a Masters Degree in Human Resources from Capella University and is passionate about the profession. Currently, Keane is privileged to serve the employees and their families as the VP of Human Resources at CentraState Healthcare System located in Freehold, NJ. During her...

Melinda Keegan
HR Consultant, Insight Performance
Before joining Insight Performance in 2008 as a Human Resources Consultant, Melinda worked for CombinatoRx, a biopharmaceutical company, where she ultimately held the position of Director of Human Resources. Melinda holds a B.S. in Health Policy & Management and Liberal Arts from P...

Angie Keller
Executive Director, Cox Communications, Inc.
Angie Keller has over 20 years of human resources experience gained through a variety of corporate leadership and consulting roles in companies such as Cox Communications, Georgia-Pacific, Equifax, Unisource Worldwide and Hay Management Consultants (HayGroup). She holds an M.B.A. from...

Danny Kellman
Danny Kellman manages the Pre-Employment HR Metrics, Project Management and Sales team at The Human Capital Centre of Expertise (HUCACE), pronounced "UKC." Danny is a strategic HR professional and consultant with over 10 years experience in different HR functions – blending an...

Alison Kellner
Alison Kellner is an Analyst at Cammack LaRhette Consulting. 

Frank Kenna III
Frank Kenna III is CEO and President of The Marlin Company, which helps companies improve safety, employee morale, productivity and performance through its workplace digital signage products.  Mr. Kenna is responsible for setting the company’s strategic direction and developin...

Will Kenny
President, Best Training Practices
Will Kenny has devoted more than 25 years to helping organizations establish and sustain best business practices. Through his consultancy, Best Training Practices, Kenny applies his experience in training and employee communications to help clients effect culture change and to guide e...

Steve Kerr
Executive Director, Jack Welch Management Institute
Steve Kerr is the executive director of the Jack Welch Management Institute. He was a managing director and chief learning officer at Goldman Sachs from 2001 to 2006. From 1994 to 2001, he was General Electric's vice president of corporate leadership development and chief learning off...

Jana Kierstead
Director, MBA Career Services, Harvard Business School
Jana Kierstead received her master’s degree in management from Northwestern University and graduated from Cornell University. Kierstead is a former director of executive search for the entertainment and media fields in the New York office of A.T. Kearney, a management consulting firm.

Mel Kleiman
President, Humetrics
Mel Kleiman, CSP, is an internationally recognized consultant, author and speaker on strategies for hiring and retaining the best hourly employees. He is the president of Humetrics, a leading developer of systems, training, processes and tools for recruiting, selection and retention o...

Joe Knight
Joe Knight is co-owner of the Business Literacy Institute and co-owner of Setpoint Systems. He works as CFO of Setpoint and as a facilitator and keynote speaker for the Business Literacy Institute, traveling to clients all over the world to teach them about finance. Knight is a true b...

Karen Knox
Karen Knox is a Talent Management Evangelist who helps organizations build world-class workforces through best practices talent management at Halogen Software. Connect with Karen on LinkedIn.

Ken Koch
CEO, Business Resource Management
Ken Koch is the CEO and lead consultant for Business Resource Management, Inc. (BRM). Since 1996, BRM has been helping companies develop, train, test, mitigate and recover their businesses through effective contingency planning. His clients include international fortune 100’s, gove...

Ruwayne Kock
Partner, The Human Resource Practice
Ruwayne Kock is a partner at The Human Resource Practice, where he is the head of the consulting service line. A registered Industrial Psychologist, his consulting experience encompasses strategic HR management; leadership; talent management; organisational design; strategic learni...

Jared Koesten
President, KOHR Group
Jared Koesten is the President at KOHR Group, a south Florida based provider of professional human capital management and consulting solutions including, HR audit and compliance, risk management, recruiting and staffing solutions, training and organizational development, and outsource...

Taylor Korsak
Guest Writer, Customer Management IQ
Taylor Korsak is a Journalism Major entering her senior year at Seton Hall University and is an editorial intern at IQPC, the parent company of Customer Management IQ. Taylor was a customer sales representative at Blockbuster Video for three years and is experienced in hands-on cus...

Nir Kossovsky
CEO, Steel City Re
Nir Kossovsky is CEO of Steel City Re and executive secretary of Intangible Asset Finance Society (IAFS). He is the author of Mission Intangible: Managing Risk and Reputation to Create Enterprise Value (Intangible Asset Finance Society with Trafford Publishing, 2010). Visit www.ste...

Phil Kotacka
Philip Kotacka is a senior Learning & Development professional with a decade of experience in organizational learning and development. He has designed high-impact training solutions on three continents, in several different languages for a learning audience covering 80 different cultu...

Jeffrey Krames
As former vice president and publisher of McGraw-Hill’s trade business books division, Jeffrey Krames has personally edited and published more than 300 business books, including many award-winning, best-selling titles on business luminaries that include Jack Welch, Michael Ovitz, Ross...

Susanne Krivanek
Director, Learning & Organizational Development, NFI
Susanne Krivanek (D’Eustachio) is the Director of Learning and Organizational Development for NFI, a leading international provider of transportation logistics, and distribution services in Cherry Hill, NJ. She is also an adjunct professor for Rutgers University School of Business ...

Allen Krom
Allen has spent the last 36 years working both in the government sector (South Dakota Dept of Health) as well as in corporate America.  Allen’s experience working for Accor Hospitality since 1991, has given him the opportunity to travel and speak on the topic of learning both ...

Kevin Kruse
Kevin Kruse is also the author of several books including the NY Times bestseller, We: How to Increase Performance and Profits Through Full Engagement, which was named one of the top leadership books in 2011 by 800-CEO-Read. He is a Forbes Leadership columnist and was named to the ...

Anissa Kurtz
Anissa Kurtz is the Director of Benefits for The Children’s Place.

Francisco Laborde
Francisco Laborde has built a wide experience base, going from manufacturing to information systems, administrative support, organizational design, business consulting and academy. Laborde has traveled through different swimming lanes in a variety of business pools and po...

Sylvia Lafair, Ph.D.
Sylvia Lafair, Ph. D, a business leadership and communications expert, and President of CEO – Creative Energy Options, Inc., a global consulting company focused on redefining leadership and optimizing workplace relationships. Dr. Lafair’s talents to make the complex simple, has rev...

Kyle Lagunas
Kyle joined the Software Advice team spring 2011. He’s specifically focused on covering human resources best practices, industry trends, and what-to-know-about HR software. When Kyle’s not reporting and sharing insights for Software Advice, he can be found tubing down the...

Les Landes
Les Landes is President of Landes & Associates. The firm provides management consulting services in the areas of organizational communication, employee engagement, marketing, public relations and continuous improvement systems. They are the creators of the “ImaginAction System,” a ...

Linda Landry
Vice President, Global Talent Management, Nuance Communications
Linda Landry is Vice President, Global Talent Management at Nuance Communications, Inc., a $3B technology company with 12,000 employees worldwide based in Burlington, MA. Her 30 years of experience in the training industry helped her establish Nuance’s corporate education program in 2...

Linda Landry
Vice President, Global Talent Management, Nuance Communications
Linda Landry is Vice President, Global Talent Management at Nuance Communications, Inc., a $3B technology company with 12,000 employees worldwide based in Burlington, MA. Her 30 years of experience in the training industry helped her establish Nuance’s corporate education program in 2...

Gayle Lantz
President, WorkMatters
As an organizational development consultant, executive coach, and Founder of WorkMatters®, Gayle Lantz, can help your team achieve substantial results. Clients include organizations such as NASA, Southern Company and Compass Bank. For additional information and tips that are designed...

Renee Larsen
Preload , Inc.
Renee Larsen, a professional who holds close to 12 solid years of Human Resources experience from US to Global Services and 5 years of combined EEO compliance experience is someone who enjoys sharing her experiences, professional knowledge, as well as helping others to advance prof...

Jason Lauritsen
Vice President of Human Resources, Union Bank and Trust
Jason Lauritsen is the Vice President of Human Resources for Union Bank and Trust, a regional financial services organization headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska. His HR experience spans from owning an executive search firm to leading large corporate HR organizations. He is also a w...

Matt LeBlanc
Matt LeBlanc is a Nashville, TN based HR professional with expertise in full life cycle technical recruitment, sourcing, research, training and workforce and career development. He writes about job-search/career related issues on Recruiters Guide to the Universe and recruiting/sour...

Neil Lebovits
Neil Lebovits, industry guru and executive, is the founder of The Dynamic Sale, a learning, coaching and development company. Lebovits has done it all in the industry: Permanent and Temporary Placement, Sales, Branch Management, Regional Management, COO and President. He shares the se...

David Lee
Principal, HumanNature@Work
David Lee is the founder of He works with leaders interested in optimizing employee performance and customer service. An internationally recognized thought leader in the field of employee engagement and performance, he is the author of nearly 100 arti...

Faith Legendre
Vice President of Training, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM
Faith Legendre is currently the vice president of training for 1-800-FLOWERS.COM and all their collection of brands. She is responsible for the leadership of an award-winning training team whose members work both in physical site locations as well as from the comfort of their homes. I...

Andrew Leigh
Maynard Leigh Associates
Andrew Leigh trained as an economist and later worked as a business journalist on The Observer. For 16 years he was a senior manager running welfare services in the public sector. He launched Maynard Leigh Associates with his co-director Michael Maynard in 1989. Leigh is author of n...

Pat Lencioni
President, The Table Group, Inc.
Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, Inc., a specialized management-consulting firm focused on organizational health. He has been described by The One-Minute Manager’s Ken Blanchard as “defining the next generation of leadership thinkers.” Lencioni’s passi...

Alec Levenson
Center for Effective Organizations, University of Southern California
Levenson is a research scientist with the Center for Effective Organizations at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, where he focuses on the economics of human resources and organization design; HR and human capital metrics, analytics and retu...

Dr. Alec Levenson
Senior Research Scientist, Center for Effective Organizations, University of Southern California
Alec Levenson is Research Scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. His research focuses on the economics of human resources and organization design; metrics, analytics and return on investment; and...

Barbara Levin
Senior Vice President of Marketing and Customer Community, Enwisen
Barbara Levin is the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Customer Community for Enwisen, with more than 20 years' experience in HCM product and business strategy. She works closely with industry end-users, analysts and others to explore new and innovative ways to leverage HR tec...

David Lewin
Neil H. Jacoby Professor of Management, Human Resources & Organizational Behavior, UCLA Anderson School Of Management
David Lewin, Ph.D., is the Neil H. Jacoby Professor of Management, Human Resources and Organizational Behavior at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. A specialist in human resource management and industrial relations, Professor Lewin has published 20 books and more than 150 articl...

Laura Lewis-Barr
Trainer, Training4Breakthroughs
Laura Lewis-Barr is a Development Dimensions International Certified trainer and a Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Certified trainer. Lewis-Barr has been teaching communication skills for over 15 years. Her specialties include: dynamic presentation skills, emotional intelligence, t...

Greg Limoges
Vice President, Global HR Shared Services, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Greg Limoges currently holds the position of Vice President, Global HR Shared Services at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston, Massachusetts. Previously, he has held similar roles at Forrester Research, American Tower, Monster Worldwide, The MathWorks, Waters Corporation, and State S...

Devora Lindeman
Partner, Greenwald Doherty LLP
Devora L. Lindeman is a Partner with Greenwald Doherty LLP, a labor and employment law firm exclusively representing management in relationships with employees and unions, with offices in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. She provides management training to employers and emplo...

Brad Lindemann
Chief Results Officer
Brad Lindemann is a sales & operations leader, currently active as Chief Results Officer for a private performance improvement consultancy.  Recognized by organizations and client partners as a seasoned transformational change leader, Mr. Lindemann leverages his 22+ years of c...

Mark Liston
Director of Sales Recruiting, Valpak
Mark Liston and his team are responsible for hiring over 700 sales professionals for Valpak every year. Liston is a keynote speaker on college campuses across the country, promoting career pathing for new entrepreneurs and sales executives. He has lead workshops with several national ...

Mark Livingston
Mark W Livingston joined the team at Champagne CARSTAR Collision on March 15th 2010 in the position of Operations Manager. Mark has a broad skill set which includes a recent term in a dual role as a Collision Repair Facility/Quality Systems Manager in an International setting; ...

Jessica Livingston
Jessica Livingston is the managing editor for the B2B company e-BIM, which includes the sites:,,,, and Previously, Livingston worked at Weekly Reader, a ...

Daniel Lock
Daniel Lock is the principal of Daniel Lock Consulting specialising in helping organisations to unlock value and productivity through project, process and change management. You can contact him on his blog or by email.

Melanie Lougee
Melanie Lougee is the Product Strategy Director for Enwisen.  To find out more, contact Enwisen at

Brian Lowenthal
The Benchmark Partners
Brian D. Lowenthal is a co-founder and managing partner of The Benchmark Partners. In 25 years as a business professional, he has been a corporate executive, organizational consultant and business owner. As a vice president of human resources, he designed, developed and implemented HR...

Amanda MacArthur
Vice President, CDC Development Solutions
As Vice President of CDC Development Solutions, Ms. MacArthur leads the Global Citizenship and Volunteerism practice area, including responsibility for the International Corporate Volunteer programs, MBAs Without Borders and the US Center for Citizen Diplomacy. Ms. MacArthur d...

Hugh MacDonald
Founder, HR MacDonald: Training and Development Inc.
Hugh MacDonald is an HR professional and an expert in managing inter-group relationships. For more than thirty years, MacDonald has provided trusted advice to c-suite executives in major firms and coached and developed hundreds of HR and OD practitioners. He has worked on numerous M&A...

John Madigan
Executive Talent Searches
John Madigan started Executive Talent Services in 2007 after extensive experience in corporate HR, specifically in the insurance and financial services sector. Most recently, he served as vice president of corporate staffing for The Hartford Financial Services Group. In that role, he ...

Melissa Makey
Union Bank & Trust, Union Bank & Trust
Melissa Makey has been with Union Bank & Trust for a year.  As the Wellness Coordinator, she provides great understanding in all aspects of wellness for her associates.  Coming on board in such a short amount of time, there has been much accomplished.  With her fitne...

Aila Malik
Aila Malik is a Bay-area professional working mother (attorney & non-profit exec) and author of Pocket Mommy, a storybook with beautiful illustrations by Vincenzo Lara.  Since publication in late 2013, Pocket Mommy has attracted national attention by parents and HR executives ...

Alan A. Malinchak
Homeland Securities
Alan A. Malinchak isthe Chief Learning Officer at Homeland Security Solutions, Inc. (HSSI) and capture/business development executive for eLearning training programs and initiatives. Al has over 35 years of professional experience in the government (FBI Retired), industry, academic...

Patrick Malone
Senior Partner, The PAR Group
Patrick T Malone is a Leadership Expert, Speaker, Co-Author of Cracking the Code to Leadership and a Senior Partner at The PAR Group, an international training and development firm based in Atlanta, GA. He may be contacted at

Linda Manning
Dr. Linda Manning is the President of Leadership Mosaic, Inc. and a Senior Fellow at the University of Ottawa.  Born in the U.S., and raised all over the world as a self-proclaimed "military brat," Linda earned her Ph.D. in International Economics from the University of Illino...

Bob Marcantonio
Consultant, Health & Welfare Services, Cammack LaRhette Consulting
Robert P. Marcantonio is a Consultant of Health & Welfare Services. Bob works with several of Cammack LaRhette’s health & welfare clients to develop optimal plan designs, funding mechanisms and communication strategies that help employees become more engaged with thei...

Onzelo Markum III
CEO, Markum Consulting
Onzelo Markum III is the CEO of The Markum Group, LLC, a Houston-based change management and leadership development consultancy. Markum helps clients accelerate organizational change and reengage their surviving workforce after mergers, acquisitions and layoffs. He can be reached at ...

Stephanie Marshall
State Wellness Director, Commonwealth of KY
Stephanie Marshall leads the Journey to Wellness program for over 33,000 Commonwealth of KY state agency employees. As a KY native, it is her passion to empower Kentuckians to live healthier lifestyles. For more information about the Commonwealth's Journey to Wellness or the Virgin H...

Anita Martel
Partner, Perry-Martel International
Anita Martel is a partner of Perry-Martel International and a Certified BarOn EQ-I administrator. She is devoted to helping leaders, individuals and teams increase their effectiveness and attain their full potential. For more information e-mail

Jennifer R. Martin
Jennifer R. Martin has a Master’s Degree in Career and Human Resource Development from the Rochester Institute of Technology. She has been working as a human resources professional with Paychex since 2000. She is currently a Human Resources Consultant and has been in this role for ...

Bob Masternak
Founder, Masternak & Associates
Robert Masternak, founder of Masternak & Associates a specialized consulting firm focusing in Gainsharing design, installation, training, and monitoring activities. Masternak is an internationally recognized consultant with over 22 years of Gainsharing experience and is the author ...

Eric Matas
 Eric Matas is the Creative Director at Mortimer James Media and the Editor of eLearning Weekly Magazine. His work focus is media strategy and elearning. Before entering the corporate training world, Eric taught as Faculty in English for the Minnesota State Colleges & Universi...

Chris Mattie
COO, Hiring Interviews
Chris Mattie has been working within the Information Technology Sector for over 15 years. During that time, his roles have spanned different technical disciplines and industries, which have provided unique insights into how to leverage technology for business problem solving and highe...

Karyn Maynard
The Container Store
Karyn Maynard joined The Container Store in 1997 as part of the Visual Sales team. She held roles as Super Sales Trainer, Training Manager, Regional Manager and Recruiting and Training Manager before accepting her current role as Recruiting Director in 2006. As the Recruiting Director...

Allan McCarthy
Contact Allan McCarthy at;;      Allan McCarthy, Principal of J. A. McCarthy & Associates, has 20+ years of experience across 13 industries and 200+ companies. McCarthy ...

Joseph Daniel McCool
Founder, The McCool Group
Recognized by BusinessWeek as “the authority on headhunters,” Joseph Daniel McCool advises global Human Resources leaders on executive talent management, including the assessment, selection and engagement of executive search consultants and related, externally focused succession is...

Mitch McCrimmon
Mitch McCrimmon, Ph.D. is an executive assessment and coaching consultant with 30+ years of experience, based in Canada but with 20 years in the UK. He writes extensively on leadership and management. For more information, see

Walter McFarland
Walter McFarland is President of Windmill Human Performance and the 2012 ASTD Board Chair Elect.  The center piece of Walter’s career has focused on large-scale improvements in organizational performance by focusing on the human factor.  His core belief is that people are...

Chris McGarvey
Learning Technologies Specialist, Yum! Brands
Chris McGarvey is the Learning Technologies Specialist; manager of the Learning Management System and Tools Expert for Yum! University at YUM! Brands, Inc. She has served in this position since January of 2009. In this role, Chris has the responsibility for customizations, config...

Keith McIlvaine
Global Recruiting Manager, Unisys
Keith McIlvaine has over 12 years of recruiting experience, both corporate and agency recruiting.  McIlvaine is currently the Global Social Media Recruitment Lead for Unisys where he leads the global recruiting social media strategy, serves on a board with all business units, ...

Carrie McKeegan
Carrie McKeegan is the Co-Founder of Greenback Expat Tax Services (, a company specializing in the expert preparation of U.S. expat tax returns for Americans living abroad. Carrie has a BA from Columbia University and an MBA from International Business ...

Cindy McKenzie
Fox Entertainment Group, Fox Entertainment Group

Denise McNerney
IBossWell, Inc
Denise McNerney is the Co-CEO for IBossWell, Inc. and is a business consultant specializing in strategic and business planning, organizational change, leadership and team development ,and executive coaching. McNerney has more than 25 years of experience leading business operations ...

Ryan McShane
Human Resources Officer, Baltimore County Department of Aging
Ryan McShane is the Human Resources Officer for Baltimore County Department of Aging and Principal & Founder of HRevolution- a resume writing and human resource consulting firm. While with BCDA he has created and implemented various Human Resource Development programs such as ...

Katherine Mehr
Director, Online Education, Human Resources IQ
Katherine Mehr has been working in the news/media/publishing industry for over five years. Currently Mehr is the Publisher for Human Resources IQ, an online HR/training magazine and portal for sharing ideas, best practices and solutions within the business community. Prior to Human...

Katherine Mehr
Director, Online Education, Human Resources IQ
Katherine Mehr has been working in the news/media/publishing industry for over five years. Currently Mehr is the Publisher for Human Resources IQ, an online HR/training magazine and portal for sharing ideas, best practices and solutions within the business community. Prior to Human...

Katherine Mehr
Online Community Director, Human Resources IQ
Katherine Mehr has been working in the news/media/publishing industry for over five years. Currently Mehr is the Publisher for Human Resources IQ, an online HR/training magazine and portal for sharing ideas, best practices and solutions within the business community. Prio...

Jeanne Meister
Jeanne Meister is an internationally recognized leader in creating innovations in the operation and management of an enterprise learning function. Jeanne's expertise spans the development of a best practice corporate university to the creation of innovative social networks for lear...

Bruce Mendelsohn
CEO, The Hired Pen
A marketing, communications and branding leader with a proven record of success in conceiving and implementing successful business development, customer service and public relations campaigns, Bruce Mendelsohn is currently CEO of The Hired Pen. The Hired Pen is a full-service marketin...

David Mezzapelle
Founder and Director of Marketing, GoliathJobs News Network
David Mezzapelle is the Founder and Director of Marketing at, a unique Web-based employment service that connects job seekers to employers through schools and alma maters. Mezzapelle was also the founder of Goliath Technology in 1990. Goliath Technology was a leader...

Jessica Miller Merrill
Founder of, and author of Tweet This!
Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is an author, HR consultant, new media strategist, and author who writes at Blogging4Jobs. Her company, Xceptional HR offers social media strategies, human resources, and recruiting consulting with an eye on digital media. Jessica is the host of Job Searc...

Mitch Millstein
Mitch Millstein, CFPIM, C.P.M., CQM, CQE is a Process Improvement & Supply Chain Management Consultant.  He has implemented Lean Six Sigma and Performance Measurement in departments as diverse as human resources, sales, marketing, finance/accounting, service-delivery, logistic...

Murad Mirza

Brooks Mitchell, PhD
Professor, University of Wyoming
Dr. Brooks Mitchell is a professor of management at The University of Wyoming and the founder of Snowfly Incentives. He has written and published extensively in the field of turnover and human motivation in the contact center environment. Mitchell is a popular speaker and has been ...

Ian Mitroff
President, Comprehensive Crisis Management
Ian I. Mitroff is a university professor at Alliant University in San Francisco. He is also a senior investigator in the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management, University of California, Berkeley. He is an adjunct professor of Health Policy, School of Public Health, St. Louis Univers...

Wendy Moe
Associate Professor of Marketing, R.H. Smith School of Business

Francis Mok
Hong Kong Institute for Human Resource Management, Hong Kong Institute for Human Resource Management

Sue Morem
Founder, Premier Presentation, Inc.
For almost two decades, Sue Morem has been sought-after by organizations ranging from national associations to Fortune 500 companies. As president of Premier Presentation, Inc., a Minneapolis, Minn. based training and consulting firm, she draws on her own experience as a successful bu...

Debbie Moreno
Regional Director, Recruitment and HR Service Center, Sutter Health
Debbie Moreno is the Regional Director for Recruitment and HR Service Center, for Sutter Health, Sacramento Sierra Region in Northern California. Debbie has held this position for 10 years. In her role, Debbie and her teams support all recruitment and back office HR services for 8 hos...

Dr. Palmer Morrel-Samuels
President, Employee Motivation & Performance Assessment
Dr. Palmer Morrel-Samuels is a research psychologist with extensive training and experience in statistical analysis and assessment design. He received a Master of Arts degree in research methodology from the University of Chicago, as well as a Master of Philosophy degree and a Ph.D. i...

Peggy Morrow
Principal, Peggy Morrow & Associates
Peggy Morrow is a speaker, consultant, author and president of her own training and development firm, specializing in managing for customer service and loyalty, teams and employee performance improvement. For over 26 years Morrow has served such clients as NASA, Shell Products, Exxon...

Mohammad Mosaddek Hussain
Mohammad Mosaddek Hussain is author of the book “A Glimpse Of Human Resource Management: Thought & Practice"- 2012, and a regular contributor/feature writer of National Dailies, periodicals and magazines. With about 30 years' experience in different organizations in Bangladesh...

Hal Movius
Hal Movius is a Principal at the Consensus Building Institute. With Professor Lawrence Susskind, he is co-author of Built to Win: Creating A World-Class Negotiating Organization (Harvard Business Press). He has also authored and co-authored more than a dozen negotiation article...

Amit Mukherjee
Dr. Amit S. Mukherjee leads Ishan Advisors, an executive education and strategy consulting company. He has been a faculty member at a top business school, the founder of consulting practices at two well-known firms, and an executive officer of a small public company. Mukherjee and his...

Mary Murcott
Call Center Futurist, Performance Transformations
Mary Murcott is a Customer Care Futurist who assists companies in transforming their customers’ experience. Murcott designs strategies, roadmaps and develops the technical and leadership competencies within companies to deliver world-class service and sales at best-in-class economi...

Jennifer Murnane
Assistant Director, Bellevue University's Human Capital Lab
Jennifer Murnane, Ph.D, is the Associate Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for Bellevue University and Senior Research Associate for Bellevue University’s Human Capital Lab. Murnane speaks and writes extensively on the topic of knowledge management and the strategic use of tuit...

Bill Myhre
CHRO, Manhattan Physician's Group
Bill Myhre is the Chief Human Resources Officer for Manhattan’s Physician Group. Myhre has 20 years of HR Executive experience in for-profit and non-profit healthcare organizations, hospitals and physician group practices. He has a successful background in creating unified HR functi...

Haig R. Nalbantian
Haig Nalbantian is Senior Partner at Mercer and an author. Nalbantian's work focuses on the evolution of a "new science" of human capital management that integrates the learnings/perspectives of economics and organizational psychology along with statistical methods to create a...

Gary Namie
Gary Namie, is the senior consultant at Work Doctor Inc., a firm established in 1985 and now specializing in workplace bullying. He is a "recovering academic" with extensive experience in teaching university graduate and undergraduate courses in psychology and management. He was al...

NC Narayanan
Founder and Managing Director, Six Sigma Alchemy® Pvt. Ltd (SSA)
NC. Narayanan, known as ‘NC’, is the Founder & Chairman of SSA Group of companies based in India. It was founded in 1999 and provides business solutions for improving the competitiveness of any enterprise. NC’s vision for SSA was (and is) to create a result-oriented consulting reso...

N.C. Narayanan
Managing Director, Six Sigma Alchemy
NC. Narayanan, known as ‘NC’, is the Founder & Chairman of SSA Group of companies based in India. It was founded in 1999 and provides business solutions for improving the competitiveness of any enterprise. NC’s vision for SSA was (and is) to create a result-oriented consulting reso...

Dennis Narlock
Continuous Improvement Leader, Catalent Pharma Solutions
Dennis Narlock is the Continuous Improvement Leader for Catalent Pharma Solutions in Middleton, Wisconsin. He is an ASQ certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a Theory of Constraints Jonah with more than six years of experience in continuous process improvement. He has held positi...

Sanjeev Nawani
Barclay's Bank
Sanjeev Nawani is a Business excellence and change management professional. He oversees process improvement deployment at Barclay Bank PLC in India and Singapore. Sanjeev has over 15 years of professional experience in process consulting, Lean&nbs...

Navid Nazemian
Global HR Business Parter – HR and Communications, F. Hoffmann-LaRoche AG
Global Human Resources Business Partner and University Lecturer, Navid Nazemian is passionate about making the connection between the corporate world and academia in order to enable individuals, teams and organizations the best they can be.

Erica Nesbit
Compensation Analyst, SLM Corporation
Erica Nesbit currently works as a Compensation Analyst for SLM Corporation, commonly known as Sallie Mae, Reston, VA, since 2005. Prior to her Human Resources career Nesbit worked as a Statistician for Sallie Mae’s Reporting and Analysis team. Nesbit holds a Bachelors of Science in Ac...

Tom Nesteruk
BAE Systems, Director, Shared Services
Tom Nesteruk is the Director of the U.S. Shared Services Center for BAE Systems, the second largest global defense and security company with over 100,000 employees worldwide and customers in over 100 countries. The company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land ...

Ben Nesvig
Ben Nesvig is a learning specialist and marketing strategist at Dashe & Thomson, a corporate training and organizational change consulting firm.

Process Excellence Network
PEXNetwork, a division of IQPC, facilitates access to a wealth of relevant content for Process Excellence, Lean, and Six Sigma practitioners. Further enhanced with an online community of your peers, we will provide you with the tools and resources to help you perform more effective...

Richard Newsom
VP & Director of Talent Acquisition Operations, Fifth Third Bank
Richard Newsom joined Fifth Third Bank in 2003 and is currently director of Recruiting Operations with the responsibility for Bank-wide Recruiting processes and measurement. Prior to his current position, Richard held the position of senior process improvement manager in the Process I...

Paul Niven
Author, Balanced Scorecard Step-by-Step: Maximizing Performance and Maintaining Results
Paul R. Niven is an author and expert on the subjects of Strategy Formation and Strategy Execution with the Balanced Scorecard. As both a practitioner and consultant he has developed successful Performance Management systems for clients large and small in a wide variety of organizatio...

Paul Niven
Founder, The Senalosa Group
Paul R. Niven is an author, management consultant, and noted speaker on the subjects of Strategy Formation and Strategy Execution with the Balanced Scorecard. As both a practitioner and Consultant he has developed successful Performance Management systems for clients large and smal...

Hiromi Nohara
HRD Consultant
Hiromi Nohara is an HRD consultant working with prominent global corporations investing on their human resources to attain their business goals. Having experiences both as an independent professional and a member of one of those multi-national corporations, she has in-depth insights o...

Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood
Dave Ulrich is a Partner and co-founder of The RBL Group and a professor of business at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. Professionally, he studies how organizations build capabilities of speed, learning, collaboration, accountability, talent, and leadership throug...

Peggy O'Brien
Vice President of the Learning and Performance Center, Covance
Peggy O'Brien is Vice President of the Learning and Performance Center at Covance, a worldwide leader in providing development services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food and nutritional supplement companies. Ms. O'Brien began her career with Covance over thirty years ago ...

Erin O'Connor
Erin M. O'Connor, Practice Leader
Six years ago, Erin joined Cammack LaRhette to create the Human Resources Consulting Practice.  She now leads that practice, working with clients to analyze the HR needs of their organizations, and to identify and implement practical and innovative solutions.  In addition...

Erin M. O'Connor, Esq.
Practice Leader, Cammack LaRhette Consulting
Erin joined Cammack LaRhette to create the Human Resources Consulting Practice. She now leads that practice, working with clients to analyze the HR needs of their organizations, and to identify and implement practical and innovative solutions. In addition, Erin works across Cammack...

Heather Okoro
Human Resources Consultant
Heather Okoro, JD, SPHR, is a Human Resources Consultant in Buffalo, NY, specializing in the areas of Staffing, Training and Development. Okoro has held leadership positions in Human Resources with the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, New Jersey City University and The City ...

Agnieszka Orlowska
Managing Director and President of the Management Board of Hewlett-Packard Global Business Center, Hewlett-Packard, Wroclaw, Poland
Agnieszka Orlowska leads Global Business Services Operations in the Wroclaw Center in Hewlett-Packard. In her role, she is responsible for ensuring continued high performance of the operational teams in Sales Compensation, Marketing, Supply Chain and HR Services accounts. Orlowska ...

Christopher Ortega
CEO, Hiring Interviews
Christopher Ortega has been in the computer field for 28 years since he was 10 years old. His technical skills have varied into all different expert-level categories, including programming, network engineering, security and database architecture. As an IT manager, Ortega has lead team...

Caroline Osinski
Caroline Osinski is the Global Training Manager for the business training company, Kwintessential. In her role she liaises with HR, Training and L&D professionals and enables them to find bespoke and open training solutions which meet their company’s and employee’s learning and sof...

Husein Panju
 Husein Panju, Director of Human Resources at the Hilton Kuwait Resort has been in the Learning & Development and Human Resources field since the past 14 years. He has headed Human Resources & Training functions at various locations, 6 countries, working with a diverse team of...

Paula Klee Parish
Paula Klee Parish is the author of the recently published The Journey to Be Your Own Best Friend, which focuses on personal and professional development, building relationships, communication issues and personal growth. Her book is available at local bookstores such ...

Steve Parker
Steve Parker is vice president of HR strategy and transformation at SumTotal Systems and a former HR executive. At SumTotal, he uses his background and deep understanding of successful HR strategies, processes and technologies to deliver remarkable results to customers.

Glenn Pasch
President, Improved Performance Solutions

Marshall Goldsmith and Pat Wheeler
Marshall Goldsmith coaches successful leaders to achieve positive, measurable change. He is the author of Succession: Are You Ready? and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There. Visit Patricia Wheeler is an executive coach and Managing Partner in the Levin...

Anne Paterra
Anne Paterra is the Senior Director of HR Shared Services Operations, Kellogg Company.

G. Thomas Herrington and Patrick T. Malone
The PAR Group
G. Thomas Herrington, Senior Partner Part of The PAR Group since 1993, Senior Partner Tom Herrington spent over 10 years at IBM in operations, training and sales management. He served as IBM National Accounts Marketing representative in Chicago, Marketing Manager for Illinois and th...

Richard Berger & Paula Boyer Kennedy
Cammack LaRhette
Richard Berger manages the actuarial side of the retirement plan practice at Cammack LaRhette Consulting. His focus is on defined benefit and defined contribution plans and also post-retirement medical and life programs and serves as a senior level consultant to Cammack LaRhette cl...

David Perry
Managing Partner, Perry-Martel International Inc.
David Perry, Managing Partner of Perry-Martel International Inc., has been called a "Rogue Recruiter" who builds executive teams for explosive growth. He is the author of Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 2.0 (with Jay Conrad Levinson) and Career Guide for the High-Tech Prof...

Hirra Pervaiz
Assistant Manager of Human Resources, AutoSoft Dynamics
Hirra Pervaiz is an accomplished HR Generalist and Assistant Manager of HR for AutoSoft Dynamics, a software house providing solutions for local and international financial institutions. Contact her at

Diane Pfadenhauer
EPA Advisors
Diane Pfadenhauer has served in roles as in-house labor and employment counsel and senior vice president of human resources & administration. Pfadenhauer has trained hundreds of HR, legal and other professionals, been responsible for strategic planning, compliance, conducting inves...

Jack and Patti Phillips
Chairman, President and CEO, ROI Institute
Jack J. Phillips, Ph.D. is chairman of the ROI Institute, Inc., the leading source of ROI competency building, implementation support, networking and research. Phillips provides consulting services for Fortune 500 companies and major global organizations. His expertise in measurement...

Cassandra Phillips
Cassandra Phillips is a well-educated, emerging human resources professional.  After graduating from high school, she attended Saddleback College and received an Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration.   She continued to study business once transferring ...

Shane Pike
Shane Pike is president and CEO of, the most visited engineering job site in the world. Before that, he built into one of the Web's leading job sites for nurses in just two and a half years before selling it to Internet Brands in 2008. He is a gradu...

Erica Pinsky
Erica Pinsky, M.Sc, CHRP, is an engaging and inspirational speaker, author and consultant working with organizations to build respectful and inclusive workplace cultures that attract and retain quality employees. Creative, dynamic and results oriented, Pinsky is passionate abo...

Greg Pinson
Nissan, Nissan
 Greg Pinson is the Senior Manager HR Shared Services Nissan North America.

Marco Piovesan
Research Fellow, Harvard Business School
Marco Piovesan graduated in Political Science at the University of Padua. In 2004, Piovesan applied to the PhD program in Economics and Management of the same University. During my PhD, he spent six months in Alicante (Spain) to work at the Laboratory for Theoretical...

Lawrence Polsky
Lawrence helps executive teams, from mid-size and large multi-national firms, navigate change. He is Managing Partner of PeopleNRG, a Princeton, NJ based leadership consulting firm and has traveled the world training and advising leaders since 1999. Lawrence is ...

Brad Power
Brad Power is a consultant and researcher in process innovation. His current research is on sustaining attention to process management — making improvement and adaptation a habit (even fun?). He is currently conducting research with the Lean Enterprise Institute.

Jason Powers
Jason Powers is an employee benefits specialist with more than 10 years of experience, a principal partner of Midwest Insurance Technicians and co-creator of the healthEdata Enrollment Process. His list of clients includes some of the Midwest Regions's most established businesses, lar...

Arun Prakash
Arun Prakash is the Executive Vice President for InfoPro Learning, Inc. Over the 18 years of association with the learning industry, Arun Prakash has worked with some of the world’s leading learning solutions companies. He has demonstrated his expertise in nearly all aspects o...

Rajesh Tyagi and Praveen Gupta
Rajesh Kumar Tyagi is assistant professor, operations management at DePaul and a member of the Research Roundtable for Service Performance. He co-authored Six Sigma for Transactions and contributed to Six Sigma Performance Handbook. Praveen Gupta, an ASQ Fellow, has 25+ years exper...

From the Editorial Staff at Process Excellence Network
*Process Excellence Network is not affiliated with the Peter F. Drucker School of Management or the Peter F. Drucker Institute. Any mention of Peter F. Drucker School of Management or the Peter F. Drucker Institute is solely at the discretion of the authors.

Karen Quigley
Principal, WellnessVacations
Karen M. Quigley is the Principal of WellnessVacations, which offers vacation plans through HR departments. Reach her at or visit

Keith Quinn
Senior Education & Workforce Development Adviser, Scottish Social Services Council
Keith has worked in Learning and Development for over 20 years and has been involved in learning technology (in one capacity or another) for 15 of those years.  In addition to working in corporate learning and development, Keith has worked in Higher Education and has experienc...

Arleen R. Thomas
Arleen Thomas, CPA, CGMA, senior vice president of management accounting and global markets at the AICPA.

Caryn Rainey
VP of Talent and Organizational Development, Big Communications
Caryn Rainey is the Vice President of Talent and Organizational Development at Big Communications.

Nadine Rastelli
CVS Caremark
 Nadine Rastelli is currently serving as Talent Acquisition Director at CVS Caremark.  In her role, she has responsibility for working with the company’s senior leadership team to take the company’s vision and translating that into a compelling message and programs to att...

Donna Rawady
Executive Coach
In 1989 Donna Rawady resigned her position as sales training manager for Rochester Telephone Corporation’s northeast sales organizations to establish her consulting and training business Goal Oriented Training and Consulting. Prior to 1989, Rawady enjoyed success in sales management, ...

Susan Reed
Susan E. Reed has covered the workplace for 25 years. She is an award-winning investigative journalist whose reporting and opinion writing have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic Online, The Financial Times Deutschland and She can be r...

Becky Regan
President, Regan HR, Inc.
Becky Regan is the founder and President of Regan HR, Inc., a human resources consulting firm specializing in compensation consulting for California employers and purveyor of online HR products. A former Corporate Human Resources Director (10,000+ employees) with more than 25 years...

Edward T. Reilly
President/CEO, AMACOM
Edward T. Reilly is President/CEO of American Management Association Intl. and editor of AMABusiness Boot Camp (AMACOM ). Visit

Jamie Resker
Principal, Employee Performance Solutions
Jamie is an established thought leader and innovator in the area of performance management. She is a passionate, polished, positive speaker who brings practical advice and tools to her audiences to use in their organizations. Jamie's programs for business and human resources leade...

Brad Reynolds
VP/Chief Human Resources Officer, Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services
Brad Reynolds is Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer for Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS). He is responsible for all areas of human resources administration, including compensation and benefits, culture change initiatives, adult education, executive coaching and o...

Courtney Brown and Rhonda Zaleski
Talent Acquisition/Recruitment, University of Penn Health Systems
Courtney Brownis a results oriented leader with over 14 years of experience in business development, talent acquisition, executive search and full cycle human capital management. Her success has come from linking clients’ business goals with appropriate and efficient recruiting, hi...

Warren Richman
Warren Richman is the President of Guided Intelligence Corp.  He is a recognized expert in applying business intelligence and analytics, helping companies make fact-based decisions to improve their overall business performance.  He has been instrumental in developing appl...

Tim Ringo
  These were answered by Tim Ringo, one of the coauthors on the book, "Calculating Success."    Tim Ringo is a Partner in London-based Mazzim Consulting. Previously, he was Vice President and Global Leader of IBM’s Human Capital Management consulting pr...

Gregory Shea and Robert Gunther
Gregory P. Shea, Ph.D., consults, researches, writes and teaches in the areas of organizational and individual change, group effectiveness and conflict resolution. He is a principal in the Coxe Group international consultancy, senior consultant at the Center for Applied Research and f...

Michael Rosenberg
Principal, OYG, Inc.
Michael Rosenberg is an internationally-recognized expert in the application of learning that helps build cultures of innovation and build sustainable leadership. He is a widely published writer whose work has been featured in Chief Learning Officer magazine, The Globe and Mail, H.R. ...

Bill Rosenthal
Bill Rosenthal is CEO of Communispond Inc., which provides training in sales, presentations and other aspects of communications. Now celebrating its 40th year, the company has trained more than 600,000 persons on how to achieve critical business goals by communicating with clarity ...

Allison Rossett
Professor of Educational Technology, San Diego State University
Allison Rossett, long-time professor of educational technology at San Diego State University, is the author of many award-winning books, including First Things Fast. Rossett consults on learning strategy and offers keynotes and workshops across the globe. You can reach Rossett at aros...

Rachel Rowan
JobScience, JobScience
 Rachel is a freelance writer with expertise in human resources, recruiting and staffing efforts. She has over 15 years’ experience in the field and is the lead writer for the JobScience blog which provides news and insight on the latest in HR tools, technology, regulations an...

Rania Salah
Head of HR Shared Services, Vodafone Egypt
Rania Salah is the head of HR Shared Services for Vodafone Egypt.

Damian Salas
Horizon House
Damian Salas is the Director of Training for Horizon House, Inc., a large nonprofit organization headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Horizon House is a recognized leader of healthcare research and services in PA. With over 18 years leadin...

Kyle Salem
The McQuaig Institute®
Kyle Salem is a Senior Consultant with The McQuaig Institute®, an International Organization committed to helping companies assess, select and develop talent. Salem began his professional career in Executive Search, including running his own organization, the Salem Search Group. ...

Mark Sanborn
Mark Sanborn is the author of the bestselling book The Fred Fact and president of Sanborn and Associates, an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and life. Mark is an in-demand speaker and consultant who has worked with more than 1,500 clients, including Capital ...

Prakash Santhanam
Prakash Santhanam is an experienced Regional Training Practitioner. His work is predominantly in the education and telecommunication industries focusing on South East Asian countries (Malaysia Thailand, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Hong Kong,...

Nancy Saperstone
Senior HR Consultant, Insight Performance
Nancy Saperstone has almost 20 years experience as a Human Resources Generalist in varying industries and size organizations. She began her career at Random House, Inc. in New York and later moved to the Boston office of Ernst & Young LLP.  After eight years experience working in...

Sue Schaefer
Partner, JivaroCXO
As a former Fortune 100 company officer, Sue Schaefer has more than two decades of senior management experience in the consumer and business technology industry. She has met the challenges of building human capital while facing day-to-day business demands. Her current work is founded ...

Debra Schafer
Debra Schafer is the Founder and CEO of Education Navigation, a provider of voluntary benefits and work/life solutions to organizations focusing on parent employees with children from kindergarten through college transition in or requiring special education supports and services in...

Dan Schawbel
Dan Schawbel is a Gen Y career and workplace expert, the Founder of Millennial Branding and the author of Promote Yourself: The New Rules For Career Success.

William Schiemann
CEO and Founder, Metrus Group
William Schiemann is CEO and founder of the Metrus Group. The Metrus Institute, founded in 1994, is the research and learning arm of Metrus. The Institute has as its primary purpose the development of fact-based information to help organizations of all types to better implement practi...

Carl Schleyer
Sears Holding Corp
Carl Schleyer, M.A. PHR, CCP Dir, HR Analytics - Sears Holdings Corporation In his current role as Director of Operations and Analytics for Sears Holdings Corporation, Carl is responsible for gathering and analyzing large volumes of data in order to support Talent and Hum...

Nick Scobbo
Vice President of HR Shared Services, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Nick Scobbo is the Vice President of HR Shared Services for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH). Prior to joining HMH, Nick most recently worked as a senior associate at Mercer in the HR Effectiveness practice. Preceding his time at Mercer, Nick spent over five years working as a compensa...

Jim Scully
President, Shared Services Institute
Jim is the President of the Shared Services Institute (SSI). Prior to starting SSI, Jim was a Senior HR Functional Effectiveness Consultant with Hewitt Consulting, where he specialized in HR shared services design and execution. Before joining Hewitt he was Director of HR Shared Servi...

Jim Scully
President, Shared Services Institute
Jim Scully is the founder of the HR Shared Services Institute, and a leading shared services consultant based in Atlanta, Georgia.  He works with companies globally to evaluate, design and implement value-driven HR service delivery models that tailor world-class solutions to m...

Barbara Sealund
Founder, Sealund & Associates Corporation
Barbara Sealund, an independent entrepreneur with proven experience in custom training, methodologies and e-Learning for 35 years, founded Sealund & Associates Corporation on March 5, 1985. Quality education, both at the University of South Florida where she acquired her Master of Art...

Jennifer Seda
Attorney & Associate, Affirmative Action Group, Jackson Lewis, LLP
Jennifer Seda is an Associate in the Denver office of Jackson Lewis LLP. She is a member of the firm’s Affirmative Action Practice Group in the firm’s Denver office. Jennifer represents management exclusively in all areas of employment law and specializes in applicant tracking, OFCCP...

Dwight W. Seeley, CCP
Talent Management Practice Leader, Sequent
As the practice leader for talent management, Dwight Selley is responsible for overseeing the development of solutions that focus on the ultimate goal of integrating talent practices with the overall business strategy. This work includes the design, development and implementation of i...

Chuck Sexton
Strategic Benefits and HR Advisor, Peel & Holland Insurance Services
Chuck Sexton is a Strategic Benefits and HR Advisor with Peel & Holland Insurance Services of Paducah, KY. As a licensed agent, he assists employers and HR professionals in identifying ways to control both insurable and non-insurable risks as well as reduce costs associated with benef...

Anand Shankaran
Chief People Officer, Altium
Anand Shankaran was appointed in 2007 as Chief People Officer for Altium worldwide. Anand has over 20 years experience in HR leadership roles with well-renowned corporate brands including HP and Apple. Anand’s most recent position was as HR Director - Asia Pacific & Japan at Hewlett P...

Dr. Lawrence Shatkin
Senior Product Developer, JIST
Dr. Lawrence Shatkin is a Senior Product Developer at JIST, with 30 years in the field of career information. He has been a researcher for Educational Testing Service, where he helped develop the SIGI PLUS computer-based career information system. He oversaw the updating and enhanceme...

Rick Shearer
Penn State, Penn State

David Shedd
David Shedd has ten years of success as President of an up to $200M group of companies while serving as a COO of the $900M parent company.  In this time, he led, improved and grew 19 different businesses.  Currently, David is President of Winning B2B Leadership, having ad...

Kevin Sheridan
Avatar HR Solutions
Kevin Sheridan is Senior Vice President – HR Optimization of Avatar HR Solutions.  Earlier this year, he published Building a Magnetic Culture (published by McGraw-Hill and available for purchase at, a New York Times Best Seller, and Th...

Lynn Shleeter
Director of Center for Sales Innovation, College of St. Catherine
Lynn Schleeter is director of the Center for Sales Innovation at the College of St. Catherine, which is the nation’s largest undergraduate college for women. The Center for Sales Innovation is a national leader in sales education, offering one of the few four-year sales degree program...

Shawn Siegel
Online Content Manager, Customer Management IQ

Mickey Silberman
Managing Partner & Chair, Affirmative Action Group, Jackson Lewis, LLP
Mickey Silberman is the Managing Partner of Jackson Lewis LLP’s Denver, Colorado office and leads the firm’s Affirmative Action-OFCCP Practice Group. Mickey represents management exclusively in all areas of employment law and specializes in affirmative action and EEO compliance and di...

Jason Silberman
Jason Silberman is Marketing Director at WalkMe, an interactive online guidance system and engagement platform, which reduces training times and costs, while raising performance levels. He is the lead author and editor of Training Station, a blog devoted to news and ideas on traini...

Kara Simon
General Manager, 3Cheers Recognition & Rewards
Kara Simon, General Manager of 3Cheers Recognition & Rewards (, a division of Maritz Motivation Solutions ( which offers businesses of any size an easy-to-use, points-based motivation platform designed to engage...

Doris Sims
Succession Builders, Succession Builders
Doris M. Sims, SPHR is the Founder and President of Succession Builders, LLC, a talent management and succession planning consulting firm.  Her experience in organizational and leadership development spans over 20 years. Sims has directed succession management and leaders...

Avi Singer
Vice President of People, Undertone Networks
Avi Singer is the Vice President of People for Undertone Networks. Additionally, he is an Organizational Development professional who has held various Learning and Organizational Development Positions at Blue Man Group, Google and DoubleClick. At DoubleClick he was responsible for ...

Avi Singer
Vice President of People, Undertone Networks
Avi Singer is the Vice President of People for Undertone Networks. Avi is an Organizational Development professional who has held various Learning and Organizational Development Positions at Blue Man Group, Google and DoubleClick. At DoubleClick he was responsible for designing a hiri...

Richard A. Smith
 Rick Smith is the Vice President of HR Shared Services for Rexel Holdings, USA. Rick brings over 15 years of HR experience and is responsible for Compensation, Benefits, Payroll, HR Administration and all HR Technology for Rexel Holdings USA, Gexpro and Re...

Lisa Smith-Maxam
Lisa is an energetic Human Resources Management and Payroll professional. Born and raised in the Greater Toronto Area, Lisa has more than 12 yrs management experience. As a successful motivator and professional, Lisa knows what it takes to succeed and now she wants to share her kno...

Jeffrey H. Snyder
Jeffrey H. Snyder is the Vice President and Senior Consultant of Retirement at Cammack LaRhette Consulting. If you would like more information on this article, please contact by email at 

Martha Soehren
Chief Learning Officer, Comcast Cable
Martha Soehren has been the Chief Learning Officer and Senior Vice President at Comcast University in Philadelphia, PA since 2004. Soehren received her PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Cognate in Organizational Behavior from Wayne State University in Detr...

Martine Spann
Senior Solution Consultant, SuccessFactors
Martine Spann is a Senior Solution Consultant with SuccessFactors. Martine has fourteen years of human resources experience in roles ranging from benefits administrator to training consultant to solution consultant. Martine has worked with a wide variety of industries with expertise...

Mitch Sparber
Head of HR Service Center Operations North America, Farmers Insurance/Zurich
Mitch Sparber is the Head of HR Service Center Operations North America for Farmers Insurance/Zurich. He joined Farmers in 2002 as an HR Manager. Since then, Mitch has held a number of roles of increasing responsibility within HR. In his current role, his primary focus is to est...

Adam Spector
Adam Spector is the Founder & CEO of Virtrue. Adam is responsible for everything the rest of the team does not want to do but if they are smiling, then he is too. Prior to Virtrue, Adam worked at the e-discovery company, Clearwell Systems and, post acquisition, at Sy...

Christina SS Ooi
With more than two decades of corporate management experience, Christina SS Ooi spent a majority of these years in various senior management and leadership positions in IBM across the Asia Pacific region. It was during this time that she developed a strong interest and passion in c...

Laura Stack
Founder, The Productivity Pro
Laura Stack is a productivity expert, speaker, founder of The Productivity Pro, and author of Supercompetent, The Exhaustion Cure, Find More Time, and Leave the Office Earlier. Call 303-471-7401 or visit

Michael Lee Stallard
E. Pluribus Partners
Michael Lee Stallard is co-founder and partner of E Pluribus Partners, a leadership training and coaching firm.  He is also a co-author of the best-selling book Fired Up or Burned Out: How to Re-ignite Your Team’s Passion, Creativity and Productivity. Stallard helps leaders cr...

Shally Steckerl
Executive Vice President, Arbita ACES
Because of his passion for the Internet as a recruitment tool and his continually innovative methods, Shally Steckerl, Executive Vice President of ArbitaACES, has developed a reputation as one of the most respected authorities in passive candidate research and talent pipeline ...

Daniel C. Steenerson
Founder and Principal, San Diego-based Disability Insurance Services
Foremost disability insurance field authority, Daniel C. Steenerson, CLU, ChFC, RHU, is the founder and principal of San Diego-based Disability Insurance Services—the nation’s leading disability brokerage agency that's earned the distinction as the largest wholesale distributor of ...

Sadie Stern
Senior Director of Human Resources, LG Electronics
Sadie Stern is the Senior Director of Human Resources for LG Electronics.

Robert Steven Kaplan
Robert S. Kaplan is a Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School and co-chairman of Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, a global venture philanthropy firm.  Prior to joining Harvard Business School in September 2005, Rob served as Vice Chairman of The...

Drew Stevens, PhD.
President, Stevens Consulting Group
Drew Stevens, PhD. is known as a leadership and productivity thought leader. Dr. Drew is a frequently requested keynote speaker and author. He operates a successful consulting firm, helping executives dramatically accelerate revenue and outstrip the competition. Dr. ...

Matthew Stierwalt
director of training, Shape Corp
Matthew Stierwalt currently serves as the director of training for Shape Corp., a Tier One auto supplier in Grand Haven, MI, since 2004. After joining Shape Corp Stierwalt has turned the Training Department from a cost center to a profit center and transformed the corporate university...

Sheila Hadley Strider
KHS Consulting Services, KHS Consulting Services
Sheila Hadley Strider is a Principal at KHS Consulting Services, a full service Human Resources consulting firm.  Sheila has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources with industry experience in manufacturing, academia, hospitality, airlines and biotechnology.

C.V. Subramaniam
former Director, Department of Electronics & IT, GOI
C.V. Subramaniam is the former Director, Department of Electronics & IT, GOI Other major positions held: Chief Personnel Officer, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing; Officer on Special Duty, Science Advisory Council to Prime Minister. Publications: book on Human...

Sue Schaefer and Sue Wyman
Jivaro Group
Sue Schaefer As a former Fortune 100 company officer, Sue Schaefer has more than two decades of senior management experience in the consumer and business technology industry. She has met the challenges of building human capital while facing day-to-day business demands. Her current wo...

Dr. John Sullivan
Professor of Management, San Francisco State University
Dr. John Sullivan has been a professor of management for over 26 years at San Francisco State University. His specialty is HR strategy and designing world class HR systems and tools for Fortune 200 firms. He has worked with over 200 different businesses and organizations in more than ...

Ken Sundheim
Ken Sundheim is a writer for Forbes, Chicago Tribune and is the CEO of KAS Placement Sales Recruiting, an executive search firm based out of New York City assisting business development and all types of marketing professionals connect with some of today’s most innovative employers....

Beth Susman
Vice President of Human Resources, Quintiles Transnational
Beth Susman is the Vice President of Human Resources at Quintiles Transnational. She has been with Quintiles Transnational since June 2001. Prior to joining Quintiles, she worked for Price Waterhouse Coopers/Unifi as a Director of Employee Benefit and Human Resource Outsourcing Servic...

Beth Susman
Global Human Resource Professional Service Centers, Quintiles
Beth Susman is the Vice President, Human Resources for Quintiles Global Human Resource Professional Service Centers. In her role, Beth, oversees the execution and delivery of Global and Regional Human Resource Shared Services support via HR Professional Services Centers located in t...

Robert W. Swaim
Dr. Robert W. Swaim was a colleague and personal friend of Drucker’s for nearly thirty years and worked with him for five years prior to his death to develop both the Drucker EMBA and Executive Development Programs that are now offered in China. He is no doubt the foremost authorit...

Morne Swart
Morne Swart is vice president of global product strategy and transformation leader at  SumTotal Systems. He is responsible for leading business strategy and transformation innovation and driving product direction. Swart has more than 20 years of experience in enterprise-wide H...

Mary Ellen Caro and Sylvia G. Hamilton
Thomas Edison State College
Dr. Mary Ellen Caro is the Executive Vice Provost for Thomas Edison State College. In this position, Caro leads the strategic partnerships, military services and graduate studies organizations, as well as supports the Academic Affairs teams in strategic initiatives. Previously, Caro s...

Michelle T. Johnson
Certified Mediator and Author, Diversity Diva
Michelle T. Johnson is a Kansas City area native who is a diversity consultant, speaker and writer, as well as a former journalist and former employment attorney of several years.  Ms. Johnson, a certified mediator, is the author of articles and books on diversity, including W...

Katherine Cooper Franklin and Tahl Tyson
Katherine Cooper Franklin and Tahl Tyson are shareholders in the Corporate Compliance & Ethics and International Employment Law practices at Littler Mendelson, P.C., the world’s largest employment and labor law firm representing management. They have extensive international experie...

Johnny Taylor Jr.
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. travels the world extensively as a business leadership speaker and human resource thought leader and is frequently sought out by national and international media outlets such as The Today Show, CNBC, Reuters, CBS Evening News, Time, Fortune, and The Wall Street J...

Michael Teichberg
Michael Teichberg joined Educate Online as Director of Human Resources in 2012. He was born and raised in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico of American and Cuban roots and has lived in the Boston area since attending Tufts University in 2002. With his multicultural background, he brings a uniq...

Ken Tencer
Ken Tencer is CEO of Spyder Works, Inc., and a successful entrepreneur who has built international companies in manufacturing, product development, distribution and professional services.  Ken holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Carleton University and a Masters of Science in In...

Christina Tangora Schlachter and Terry Hildebrandt
Coauthors, Leading Business Change For Dummies
Christina Tangora Schlachter, Ph.D., and Terry Hildebrandt are coauthors of Leading Business Change For Dummies (Wiley). Christina is founder of She Leads. Terry is CEO of Terry Hildebrandt and Associates. For more information, visit

Stephanie R. Thomas, Ph.D
Founder and CEO, Thomas Econometrics
Dr. Thomas is a noted authority on compensation gender equity and is a leading expert on the analysis of equal employment opportunity issues. Her research and opinions are widely published and have appeared in Bloomberg Law Report, Corporate Counselor, Journal of Compensation ...

Annette Thompson
Chief Learning Officer, Farmers Insurance
Annette Thompson is Senior Vice President and Chief Learning Officer for Farmers Insurance. Annette founded the University of Farmers in 2003. In her tenure leading the University, it has received upwards of 41 industry awards since 2004, including: - Best Overall Corporate Univer...

Daryl Thomson
British Columbia Public Service Agency
Daryl Thomson has over 10 years of experience within large public sector organizations providing leadership to the design, development and implementation of programs that try to fundamentally improve the workplace experience. Appropriately, he owns four business suits and seven differ...

Noel Tichy
Noel Tichy is co-author with Warren Bennis of Judgment. Visit Chris DeRose is an associate of the Global Leadership Partnership. Visit

Sara LaForest and Tony Kubica
Kubica LaForest Consulting
Management Consultants Tony Kubica and Sara Laforest have 50 plus years of combined experience in helping small and large businesses accelerate their business growth in record times. Get their free white papers: “Self-Sabotage in Business” and “Effective Talent Management and Integ...

Johnny Torrance-Nesbitt, MBA
Johnny Torrance-Nesbitt, MBA is an award-winning Global HR professional across several industries and with outstanding successes in University Relations, Employment Branding and Global Talent Acquisition, and Diversity Strategies most notably at several leading global Fortune 500 b...

Jim Torrence
HRMS Practice Leader, Sequent
As the practice leader for Sequent’s Human Resource Management System Services, Jim Torrence is responsible for leading the Human Resource Management Systems Group. He is responsible for delivering select technology solutions that serve the human resource/payroll organization. Those r...

Dean Tracy
Managing Director,
Dean Tracy is a professional recruiter, public speaker and career coach based in northern California with an emphasis on placing and coaching professionals at a national level. He also serves on the Leadership Team for Job Connections, which is recognized as one of northern California...

Edward Trolley
Edward Trolley is widely recognized for having started the training outsourcing industry when he orchestrated the first comprehensive training outsourcing deal between DuPont and The Forum Corporation in 1993. After joining The Forum Corporation, Trolley continued to advance this o...

Edward Trolley
co-author, Running Training Like a Business: Delivering Unmistakable Value & Vice President, NIIT
Edward Trolley is the co-author of Running Training Like a Business: Delivering Unmistakable Value and is widely recognized for having started the training outsourcing industry when he orchestrated the first comprehensive training outsourcing deal between DuPont and The Forum Corpor...

Paul Trout
CEO, Shift Worldwide
Paul Trout is the CEO of Shift Worldwide, a company that is “humanizing the web” by offering virtual conference rooms for worldwide remote communication and collaboration. He can be reached at or

Rajon Tumbokon
Rajon Tumbokon is a senior instructional designer and learning consultant at LinkedIn. As a member of LinkedIn's Global Learning Experience team, Rajon applies his expertise of learning design and web development to create memorable learning experiences on LearnIn, LinkedIn's inter...

Carolyn Turman
Chief Learning Officer, Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division
Carolyn has over 25 years of experience in human capital development. She has held positions in Training and Development, Organizational Development and Human Resources; currently serves as Chief Learning Officer of MLGW University where she is responsible for leadership development, ...

Pam Turner
Director of Career Services, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Pamela Turner is Director of Career Services at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts where she created and leads the corporate career development program. Prior to this role, she held the position of Director of Organizational Development with responsibility for providing a fu...

Robin Ullrich
Robin Ullrich is the Training and Development Superintendent of the Qatar Chemical Company Ltd.

Dave and Wendy Ulrich
RBL Group
Often cited as the most influential person in HR, Dave Ulrich is a management thought leader, author of over 20 books, business professor and consultant at The RBL Group. A psychologist for over 20 years, Wendy Ulrich is an author, and founder of the Sixteen Stones C...

Kim Urban, MSHR
Kim Urban began her human resources and management career 16 years ago as the first female district manager for Jiffy Lube. Since then, Kim has designed and developed human resources departments from the ground up, earned her bachelor's degree in business management from Webster Un...

Beth Valenta
Manager, Cox Communications, Inc
Beth Valenta is the Manager, Talent Development for Cox Communications and is responsible for coordinating the talent review process for the company’s top 300 executives and overseeing high-potential development programs including mentoring and a management rotation program. In additi...

Jacco Valkenburg
Founder and Blogger, Global Recruiting Roundtable
Jacco Valkenburg, is an international recruitment expert, trainer and author, and Founder of The Global Recruiting Roundtable Blog. He has more than 14 years experience in global recruitment strategies and execution spanning numerous countries for leading companies. As founder of Re...

Elaine Varelas
Managing Partner, Camden Consulting Group
Elaine Varelas is managing partner at Camden Consulting Group, a career management firm, and serves on the board of Career Partners International. Visit

Susanne Veder Berger
Susanne Veder Berger was born in Kitchener Ontario Canada and lived in both Holland and Canada for the first eight years of her life.  After attending Seneca College in Toronto, Susanne married and became the mother of two wonderful children – Marshall and Robin.  Raising...

Cindy Ventrice
Cindy Ventrice is the author of Make Their Day! Employee Recognition That Works. Her work has been quoted in The New York Times, Harvard Business Update, Workforce Magazine, Entrepreneur, and more. She speaks to managers from around the world on how to create a motivating work environ...

Randhir Vieira
Randhir Vieira is vice president of product and marketing at Mindflash.

Ted Villella
Learning and Performance Leader, American Laser Centers
Ted Villella, Learning and Performance Leader at American Laser Centers, began his career as a Learning Professional freelancing for Texas Instruments where he designed and delivered instructor led courses on the innovative topics of the day like Microcomputer Applications and Maste...

Jim Viola
Vice President, Learning & Development, Sleepy's
Jim Viola is the Vice President of Learning & Development for Sleepy's Mattress Professionals.

Lindsay Walker
Corporate Journalist, iSight
Lindsay is a blogger and Corporate Journalist at i-Sight. Their specialized Incident Tracking Software program is a program to help business track internal complaints and conflicts. Lindsay got a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing at the University of Ottawa. She has worked in mar...

Michael Warren
CEO, StreamingStrategies
Michael Warren is the CEO of StreamingStrategies, a new corporate training company that offers hard skills training for corporate teams using its proprietary Green Learning technology. Prior to founding StreamingStrategies, Warren was the Chief Operating Officer of Ivis International,...

Helene Wasserman
Helene J. Wasserman has spent her entire career practicing exclusively in the area of labor and employment law. She appears before state and federal courts and administrative agencies and handles litigation matters, including trial practice, arbitration and mediation. She routinely...

Michael Webb
VP, Retirement Services, Cammack LaRhette Consulting
Mike A. Webb, AIF®, CEBS, is Vice President of Retirement Plan Services for Cammack LaRhette Consulting. Webb joined Cammack LaRhette Consulting in 1991 and has provided retirement plan consulting services spanning several industries for over 15 years, including hospitals and health c...

Tina Weede
Tina Weede, CRP is the Board Vice President of Recognition Professionals International (, which is the only industry association dedicated to educating, improving, and advancing employee recognition and rewards in the workplace.  Tina Weede has an extensive...

Holly Weeks
Holly Weeks is a consultant on communication issues through her companies, WritingWorks and SpeakingWorks. She teaches Management Communication and Negotiation and Conflict Resolution in the Radcliffe Seminars Advanced Studies in Management Program. Weeks is the author of Failure to C...

Dave Weisbeck
Chief Strategy Officer, Visier
Dave Weisbeck leads the overall solutions success and strategy at Visier. Mr. Weisbeck is a seasoned software executive who has experience ranging from building development teams to growing multi-billion dollar businesses as a General Manager. Prior to joining Visier, Mr. Weisbeck ...

Craig Weiss
eLearning 247, eLearning 247
Craig Weiss has been a leader within the e-learning field for over thirteen years. His company, E-Learning 24/7, provides global consulting services to buyers and suppliers in the e-learning industry. He discusses topical issues related to the industry and maintains one o...

John Wenger
John Wenger applies a unique human technology to catalyze real and long-lasting behavior and attitude shift in individuals and teams in his role as the director of Quantum Shift Global Ltd.

Deirdre White
Deirdre White is CEO and President of CDC Development Solutions (CDS), a nonprofit providing corporate volunteer programs to IBM, Pfizer, Dow Corning, and others.  CDS guides and manages these initiatives from start to finish, from program design, to identifying in-country par...

Sandra Wichman
Sandra Wichman has worked in domestic and international corporate organizations for well over 18  years as a consultant and leader. She served the American Red Cross as the Senior Director of Human Resources. Wichman has a graduate degree in management from St. Thomas University...

Brian Wilkerson
Global Practice Director, Talent Management, Watson Wyatt Worldwide
Brian Wilkerson is the practice director for talent management for Watson Wyatt Worldwide. He has extensive experience in leading strategy development and operational improvement efforts across a range of clients in both domestic and international settings, with a particular emphasis ...

Bouvier Williams
VP of Talent Management, MTV Networks
As Vice President of Talent Management, Human Resources, Bouvier Williams drives a number of organizational initiatives and processes for MTV Networks. He and his team ensure that employees at MTV Networks have access to innovative learning solutions and developmental tools to support...

Nicole Williams
Career expert and best selling author Nicole Williams is re-defining the world of work—making it glamorous, entertaining and relevant to modern women. Williams founded WORKS by Nicole Williams in 2006 with the vision of building the first media and content company focused on career de...

Leah Williams
IQPC Exchange, IQPC Exchange

Doug Wilwerding
former CEO, Omnium Worldwide
Doug Wilwerding joined Omnium Worldwide, Inc. in 1986 as Director of Marketing and Field Sales. After positions in marketing and operations, Wilwerding started Accent Insurance Recovery Solutions as a division of Omnium in 1990. Wilwerding was president of Accent Insurance Recovery So...

Helen Winsor
Editor in Chief, Legal IQ, IQPC

Liz Wiseman
President, The Wiseman Group
Liz Wiseman is president of The Wiseman Group, a leadership development center, former VP of Oracle University, and author of Multipliers

Jack Wissmiller
Jack Wissmiller is the Business Partnership Coordinator for BCI, an organization that employs nearly 300 adults with different abilities. He came to BCI after nearly fifteen years of service in the United States Army Recruiting Command and the Missouri Public School System.  M...

Daryl Wizelman
Daryl Wizelman is a leadership, corporate culture, emotional intelligence, life planning and work/life balance motivational speaker who consults with companies, associations, professional athletes, sports teams and individuals all over the world. In his speeches, Wizelman combines his...

Jason Womack
Jason is an internationally sought after speaker and advisor who invests his time, energy and focus serving as an agent of change. Known for his ability to think 18-36 months ahead (and more, if the client organization is willing), he is an advisor and consultant to companies and g...

Evan Woodhead
Evan Woodhead is consultant, seminar leader, and author of The Power of Paradox.  

Arthur Wright
General Manager G & L Division, Rich Worldwide Travel
Arthur Wright has been working in the travel industry for over 25 years, first as a full-time travel agent working in his family's travel firm and later joining one of the largest family-run travel agencies in the United States: Rich Worldwide Travel. Working with his clients directly...

Sue Wyman
President, Jivaro Group
Sue Wyman is President of Jivaro Group and a Partner at JivaroCXO, national search firms focused on strategic talent acquisition and retention. Wyman started Jivaro Group in 1999. The company focuses on searches primarily in the communications and high tech industries. JivaroCXO is a ...

Marcia Xenitelis
Marcia Xenitelis is a recognized authority on the subject of change communication and helping organizations get traction with strategy. She has consulted widely to business, spoken at conferences around the world and has developed products focused on change management. For access t...

Yuvarajah retired from military duty to take up the corporate challenge as an HR practitioner. He took an early interest in leadership and what makes people tick. He strongly believes it takes great leadership to bring great performance and success. Hence, he has been championing the ...

Professor Eric Y.H. Tsui
Vice President, Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society
Professor Eric Tsui is a researcher and practitioner in Knowledge Management Technologies, Cloud-based Knowledge Services & Blended Learning. Between 2000 and 2005, Tsui assumed the roles of Chief Research Officer, Asia Pacific for CSC and Innovation Manager at Australian...

Kee Meng Yo
Global Talent Development, Amway
Kee Meng Yeo, Director, Global Learning and Development at Amway, is a business-oriented human resources and organizational development executive who has worked with both domestic and global corporations for more than 25 years. Prior to joining Amway, Yeo was at Unilever and Johns...

Karla Younger
Director HR SS North America, Coca Cola Enterprises

Nick Younker
Senior Editor, IDGA
Nicholas E. Younker, originally from Kansas, is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy where he received a Bachelor of Science in Economics.  Following his time in Annapolis, he served six years as a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy ...

David Yudis
VP of DCP Global Learning & Executive Development, Disney
David Yudis is the VP of DCP Global Learning & Executive Development for Disney

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